Many offices have water coolers with those 5 gallon jugs on top of them. It’s obviously better than having individual single-serve plastic water bottles, but financially, it is an expense your office might be able [...]
Moving your office or business to a different building can be a huge upheaval but it can also be a terrific time to initiate some green initiatives. In this article, I hope to offer some assistance to you when preparing to move your office with as little hassle as possible and the maximum benefit in [...]
What good is reaching phenomenal levels of success if you have no way to sustain them? Creating a business that is sustainable (both in terms of profit and in terms of environmental friendliness) is important. Here are some ways that you can increase your business’s sustainability in the coming year. If you haven’t already, always [...]
One man’s trash, another’s treasure? In sustainability, we try to reframe business and social challenges as opportunities. Food waste in the U.S. is astounding–33 million tons per year, or more than 4 pounds per person per day. Whether it’s food that was too hot, too cold, or just a person who prefers not [...]
While signs point to the evolution of the printing industry toward more eco-friendly solutions, insiders acknowledge that there is still a long way to go. Startups are taking advantage of the trend and creating a niche around green printing.
At the 2012 Green Festival in New York City, I had a [...]
Business owners are busy people. If you are one, you know what I’m talking about. If you’ve ever tried to work with one, you *really* know what I’m talking about. I was asked in a recent interview on NPR a question that is pretty typical: given how busy people are, and how [...]
Your business card says a lot about your business, of course…the name, phone, email, website and other critical information, all in one place, help a customer find you and hire you. The logo, color, and design/layout also convey a “feel” about your business that can help engender positive feelings about your business.
We’ve all heard about LED bulbs being the next “bright spot” in the sustainability revolution. But just how bright are they? The technology is now firmly established and many businesses are switching their bulbs to LEDs, bypassing CFLs entirely, or if they’ve already made the switch to CFLs from incandescents, thinking about [...]