In a smaller office or in a home office, it is still possible to make some changes that will influence your paper usage. Also keep in mind that in reducing paper use you can also save money and time. And, you create a reduction in the trees, water, electricity, and oil used to manufacture and transport that paper.
Slow and steady vs jumping right in. Which is the best way to run this Green Race? What is a business to do?
“There’s always gonna be obstacles. The thing is, you don’t let those obstacles determine where you go.” Pearl Fryar
“Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over.” Mark Twain had it right. Life on earth cannot exist without this resource; and it is our duty and to our benefit to protect it.
People really want to do good and feel good about it. We need to once again believe in the power of humanity… and when you really think about it, really, who doesn’t love chocolate?
Bittman on Food. But what else? Food Matters! And Bittman likes a challenge.
Especially in times of economic troubles, we need to look for opportunities. There are opportunities all around us for energy and water conservation, and efficiencies – and subsequent cost savings. There are opportunities to choose more wisely in purchasing, and in reducing waste. We are at a crossroads. We can change the way that we value natural resources, human resources, and come up with a better model. We can move forward with a more thoughtful plan.
Sam Walton founded this company with a belief that, “If we work together, we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone…we’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life.” Save Money. Live Better.
When one decides to consider “Going Green”, or looking at “Sustainable Practices”, it can become very confusing. There is so much information out there. But relax, there are some scientific frameworks that can help you to achieve your sustainability goals, while at the same time considering your short-term and long-term business or community objectives.
PBS aired an amazing program called The Botany of Desire. The program was created after the book by Michael Pollan, who just happens to be a hero of mine… I entered the sustainability field because of food sustainability. And food is how Michael Pollan tends to connect the world and sustainability in a very conscious and thoughtful manner.