Gone are the days when having a green office was adopted only by a handful of concerned businesses. Today you find that there are many small and big companies that are working towards a greener office by doing things like reducing waste. And why not? By having an environmentally friendly office you’re only […]
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As a nation, energy use in commercial buildings and industrial settings dwarf our residential consumption. Clearly, business energy conservation is an area needing serious attention if we are going to address our national energy addiction.
Business energy conservation strategies present an opportunity to improve the bottom line of your company and decrease […]
Use this flyer to show you care about the planet…and save yourself some money on energy use and waste! Post anywhere where employees and colleagues hang out and might be likely to read it, and watch the savings add up.
Counterintuitive strategies for eco-entrepreneurs during a recession
Everyone’s cutting spending. Everyone’s cutting payroll. Everyone is hunkering down for the Great Depression. Why should your green business be any different?
Here are some counterintuitive strategies for keeping your company strong during this recession.
1. Go over the top with customer service.
Businesses will be tempted to cut […]
Want to help green up your office?
Manager not listening?
1. Try these suggestions…
2. Frame them in a money-saving language.
3. Stand back.
4. Watch pointy-haired-boss’s ears perk up.
Substitute travel with videoconference or a web-based tool for getting together.
Not only will you be ‘back in the office’ […]
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- Drive-thru Coffee Stand & Espresso Shop
- Eco-Friendly House Cleaning Service
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- Sustainable Mobile Food Vendor
- Biodiesel Cooperative
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- Green Wedding and Sustainable Event Planner
- Organic Farm
- Gift Basket Service
- Pedicab Company
- Used Books Vending Machines
- Organic Day Spa
- Restaurant Food Delivery Service
- Used Bicycle Retailer
- Landscape Maintenance in Arid climates
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- Outdoor Gear Consignment Shop
- Eco Concierge Service and Relocation Specialist
- Organic Community Supported Agriculture
- Sustainable Property Management
- Residential Solar
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