Sustainable Ways for Your Business to Save Money in 2013

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Sustainable Ways for Your Business to Save Money in 2013

There is no denying that the most successful businesses are the ones that are able to quickly change according to the market climate. The reason here is that being easily adaptable to market conditions allows you to provide your target clients with the products and services they need at a reasonable price while still making the maximum amount of profit possible. One of the biggest changes in today's markets is an increased awareness by consumers on how their consumption impacts the environment. This awareness began its exponential rise when the President's Council on Sustainable Development released a document in 1996 in front of the U.N conference on Human Settlements. It stated that America would destroy nature's stability if nothing was done about our lifestyles. The businesses that want to remain profitable today therefore have to make sure that they adapt to this increased awareness on sustainability while still keeping their overheads manageable. Below are some of the sustainable ways to save money for your business.



Decrease Energy Wastage by not Leaving Idle Electronics On


The energy that you use to run the various equipment, electronics and appliances in your businesses required the exploitation of earth's natural resources like coal and petroleum which are limited. The more we exploit these resources the more we unbalance the environment. The use of these resources also leads to significant carbon emission. The best sustainable ways to save money in this case is to simply use this energy when absolutely necessary. In print management for example, you are advised to switch off all the printers that are not in use because they consume energy even when they are not printing.

Reduce Energy & Stationery Consumption by Using Print Management Services


Print management services are not a new industry. The firms that provide these services aim to help businesses not only save money but do their part for the conservation of our environment as well. These firms train and put in place measures and strategies that make sure businesses use less energy on printing and printing accessories like stationery or ink. For example, the services train business employees to use various printers according to volume of work to be printed or how to avoid printing when there are other methods available. These services can greatly reduce your utility bills and expenditure on printing.


Using Energy Efficient Equipment


As time goes by, our improved technology is allowing us to create more and more energy efficient equipment. For example, the computers of today may be ten times more powerful than those of a year ago but they will still use less electricity to run. It is for this reason that it is imperative for a business to regularly review their equipment and compare it with what is currently available in the market. Regularly updating your equipment and appliances will make sure that you have the most energy efficient products that are working at optimal levels. This will save you money as well as help with the conservation of our environment.

Sources:

http://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/sus-dev/simply-jun05/html/index.html

http://www.sovereignty.net/p/sd/sd-transform.html

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author avatar Ptrikha
24th Sep 2014 (#)

Some very great tips!

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