Eco-Friendly Business Tips

 

Recycling Your E-Waste

“Going digital” is a great way for companies to save money and reduce their carbon footprint. But, digital services are far from being 100% eco-friendly just yet. Once companies are finished using their digital devices, the majority are simply thrown away, without being recycled. The world throws away between 20-50 million metric tons of electronic […]

Why Consumers Prefer Interactive Online Forms

Forms are important documents that help businesses connect with their customers, and store information valuable to their businesses. When considering whether to make the transition from paper forms to online forms, one important issue beyond cost savings that companies should consider is how online forms will benefit their customers. For businesses and their consumers alike, […]

Save Money By Filing Your Taxes Online

  The tax season has officially begun! W-2s are coming in, and so begins the yearly process of deciding how and when to file our taxes. Used to be that we’d either head into a brick and mortar shop to find someone to prepare our taxes for us, or we’d spend hours poring over paper […]

Make Yourself Happy: Bring a Plant to Work

Research has shown that having a healthy office space with natural light and green plants can reduce stress and increase productivity. Office spaces can sometimes be dreary, boring places. Colored in pale browns and grays, and filled with desks covered in paperwork and machines. For those of us working in cubicles, the daily view is […]

Easy Ways to Make Your Office More Sustainable in 2013

Transforming your old workplace into an eco-friendly environment can seem a daunting task, but it needn’t be. There are many small, simple things that you can do at work to make your officeplace more sustainable and less wasteful without much effort or cost. Below are some small things that anyone can do at the office to make […]

5 Ways to Make Your Holiday Office Party More Eco-Friendly

‘Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.’ -William James Holiday parties differ from office to office, but they all exist to bring people together, spread holiday cheer, and raise moral. Whether light and casual or extravagant and formal, the purpose of hosting office parties is to give back to a business’ […]

Consumers Prefer Buying from Green Companies

Green businesses enjoy favored public sentiment, supportive government policies and increased revenues. Despite still being in a poor economic environment, a large portion of consumers in the US and abroad still highly value buying eco-friendly products.   The Regeneration Consumer Study surveyed over 6000 consumers from 6 countries and reported that consumers have a strong […]

Green Companies Get More Done

Recent research from Professors Delmas and Pekovic of UCLA and the University of Paris-Dauphine indicates that green companies are 16-21% more productive than their not-so eco-friendly counterparts. For years, people behind green business initiatives have argued that going green helps companies become more efficient as they cut costs. But until this study was released, no […]

Cut Costs, Increase Productivity, Improve Security: Go Paperless

Going paperless is a great goal for any business. In the U.S. alone, 71Billions tons of paper are wasted annually. Unfortunately, paperless solutions are often viewed as being made solely for huge corporations with big pocket books. Luckily for small business owners, such is not the case. Using a few simple, inexpensive online tools can take a […]