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Ways To Build A Greener Business 

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Taking note of the effect human life has on the planet is becoming ever more important for businesses as time passes.  It is clear that we have to find a new way to live here on Earth that doesn’t draw so heavily on its nonrenewable resources.  

Even the oil and gas industry, which has been the target of plenty of dismay when it comes to the environment, has begun finding new ways to minimize their impact.  Steam distillation in the oil and gas industry is just one way change is bringing about a cleaner planet.  

Going green as a business is not just a popular move, but it’s a responsible move as well.  Take a moment now to check out a few ways to build a greener business, and consider where you might be able to craft a more environmentally friendly operation.  

Work with a remote crew 

If you have the kind of business that can work with remote staff, you can build a greener business with this model.  Remote employees don’t need you to sustain a whole office space for everyone.  

You’ll save on overhead, but more importantly, you’ll save the environment from the use of energy and waste that happens when a business runs an office.  Remote work has plenty of other perks too.  It’s worth investigating.  

Provide benefits to encourage employees

If you do run a business that has a central working place where employees are expected to commute, you can be a little greener about the situation by offering perks for greener transit.  Employees will be more willing to change it up for the environment when there are perks.   

If your employees drive an electric vehicle, take public transportation, ride a bike, walk, or carpool to work, your business could offer a small financial incentive.  Gift cards, time off, and other perks are also acceptable.  

Also, read How to Go Green with Your Giveaways?

Work sustainability into your supply chain

You can look after the sustainability of your business by looking outside of your business as well.  Think about where your parts, materials, or resources are sourced.  

If you can manage to make green choices in those areas, you could do something pretty cool for your business and the planet.  Invest in companies that invest in the planet, and you’ll have built a more environmentally friendly business overall.  

Upgrade your business structure 

Small upgrades can make a big impact.  Add recycling bins to the office, and make it the new standard to use them.  Recycle waste products produced while making things for your business.  

Find ways to restructure the daily operations of your business to include environmentally friendly standards, and weave the essence of “green” into every part of your operations.  


Sneha Shah

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