Easy ways to make your business sustainable


Make sustainable-thinking a part of your company’s culture.

Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Invest in the installation of a water filtration system in your office. This will save you a lot of time and even money by not purchasing packaged water, and take note: the water will be fresher and cleaner too.

Reuse and Recycle

One idea for a business to help in the sustainable living of the community they are in is to purchase recycled paper products and ink cartridges and other furniture containing recycled ingredients.

Plant and Grow Native Trees

Planting and growing native trees in your area of operation or adopting an area where you can do this is a great way to offset your business’ carbon footprint. You can tap organizations like the (EDC) BINHI greening legacy team of Energy Development Corporation if you’re planning this project to be big. This way, you may even strive to go carbon neutral.

Convert to LEDs

Choosing to convert to LED lights is worth your money’s investment, this type does not contain any mercury and other toxic gasses that are in fluorescent and incandescent and use far less energy than the two. This type is more expensive than the two other types but is known to last even five times longer than the other two bulbs.

Shift to Using Renewable Energy

Make the shift to renewable energy like geothermal or solar for your source of power. You may even get power directly from Renewable Energy Suppliers like Energy Development Corporation if your electricity consumption is at least 750kWh. Shifting to a clean, renewable, baseload energy source like geothermal is the first crucial step for your business to go carbon neutral.


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