Like many business owners, you might avoid initiating eco-friendly practices because it seems so time-consuming. You're booked solid from the moment you wake up until your head finally finds the pillow again. What you might not realize, however, is that there are things you can do today to make your business more eco-friendly.
1. Establish Recycling Centers in the Office
All it takes is a few small trash cans scattered throughout your office.
Let's be honest. If you tend to think of aluminum only in the context of the racy slot wheels on a muscle car or as the frosty can that holds your icy cold drink, you may be surprised to know that this glittering metal is now showing up in some rather surprising places. While wood has enjoyed a long run of success as the material of choice in the guitar industry, it is now getting some well-deserved competition from the same aluminum that we rely on for cans, wheels and hundreds of other products.
The premise for the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" centers on the fair maiden cutting her hand on a spinning wheel spindle and falling into a deep sleep. While nicking your finger on one of the moving parts of a modern spinning wheel isn't out of the question, the possibility of you falling asleep for over a century is a bit far fetched. Being awakened by the kiss of Prince Charming isn't part of the package either, which may be somewhat regrettable.