Posted on 16 June 2009
You’re a business owner looking for office space to rent. You want a cheap, long-term lease for a comfortable and productive environment where your company can thrive. You’re interested in green initiatives, but you’re unsure of their fiscal effectiveness. Is a green lease right for you? Read on to find out.
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Posted on 09 June 2009
As you probably know by now, it’s often the simple things that make your business more cost-effective and eco-friendly. You’ve already turned off your office’s light bulbs, rid the building of printers, and purchased new toilet paper. You’ve even “greenified” your trash. So you’re saving all the money you possibly can, right? Read the full story
Posted on 02 June 2009
Are you in interested in recycling and reducing waste and need some resources to get started? Below is a list of recycling resources, including helpful sites for waste reduction, green purchasing, printing and packaging, composting and food waste.
U.S. EPA Waste Wise program – Federal program providing assistance for businesses, governments and nonprofits in solid waste reduction and disposal.
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Posted on 12 May 2009
A growing area of interest to eco-minded entrepreneurs is the “green” franchise. The website ”Franchise Direct“ advertises “green” franchises “that will earn you money, while caring for the Earth.” One such green franchise that has demonstrated rapid and tangible economic results is Pizza Fusion, an up-and-coming restaurant franchise whose menu includes organic food, including pizza, sandwiches, salads, and even a selection of organic beer and wine. Read the full story
Posted on 07 May 2009
Are you interested in implementing some quick sustainability practices at your office and not sure where to begin? One way to get started fairly easily is to create a green purchasing program. First make a list of all the products you purchase and think about how you can begin procuring sustainable items. Following are some ideas to get you started. Read the full story