With so many of us doing our part to try and save our earth we can only hope that every little bit helps. I recycle items from my home; I donate to goodwill and try to conserve energy whenever possible. Doing something small everyday helps us remember to not be so wasteful and as these habits increase more people will take our lead and do the same hopefully.
Accordingly how do you run a business? You have constantly been the one who is told what to do. Now the shoe is truly on the other foot – you bestow the orders now. But what guidelines do you give to your employees? What signals do you transmit? How do you realize if what you are saying or doing is the proper thing for your new https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akul31H0kRU business? It was effortless before…the boss spoke…and you did what he/she said then you got rewarded at the end of the day. This is a little trickier, if you get things wrong now, not only will you not get paid (or get rewarded less), your lack of decisiveness could impact in the negative upon your employees.
Planet positive is simply this: the more resources you, yourself, can generate, the more of a positive impact you can make on the planet and others sharing it with you. Everyone understands that a national chain has significantly more resources (financial, human and otherwise) to implement all of the new-fangled environmental strategies. Clearly, an independent restaurant would not have any where near that kind of coin. But that doesn’t matter. The key is doing the best you can do with the resources that you have.
Over one in every six people, some one billion people on this planet are without access to clean drinking water. With the population on the rise and increasing contamination of ground water due to pollution and rising salt water intrusion into drinking water, this problem will only get worse.
Utilize as much natural light as possible to save on electricity. Sky lights are cheap to install and can even be used as spot lights. Use sheer curtains so that light can always come in. Use fans instead of central cooling whenever possible.
Over the past few decades, recycling has come a long way. In fact, curbside collections for recyclables didn’t begin until the 1970s. But, even with such progress, we need to continue to move forward. We need to adapt our recycling habits to new products that hit the market. And with more and more of those products emerging in the electronics industry, it’s important that he word is spread about e-waste recycling.