Small Biz Tip: Going Green: Personal Space

Tips from Friday, April 10, 2009 The Small Business tips today will cover some green changes that will affect your personal space and save you money! Use ceiling fans to reduce the use of air conditioners. Insulate hot water heaters and lower the temperature. Insulation reduces the need for the higher maintained temp. Install air hand dryers in the restrooms. Eliminates the need for paper towels. Use low-flow toilets and urinals. This uses less water. Daily Overview: Simple changes to the way you regulate water and temperature is good for the environment but also lowers costs! [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Going Green: Lasting Effects

Tips from Thursday, April 9, 2009 The Small Business tips today cover simple changes at work that can lead to some positive lasting environmental effects. Recycle paper, plastic, aluminum and ink cartridges. Donate or recycle old computers and equipment. Keep up with regular maintenance of all mechanical equipment.  Use permanent dishware in the break room instead of disposable cups, plates or utensils. Use eco-friendly cleaning products that are biodegradable and non-toxic. Daily Overview: Recycle everything you can. Reuse what can’t be recycled and do it all while using non-toxic products. [Read Full Article]