6 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Paperless

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Did you know that it takes around 24 trees to produce one ton of paper? That's nothing to sneeze at, considering the rate at which we use and dispose of paper every day. Of course, that's not the only reason to go paperless, especially if you're a small business owner. When you migrate your files into a digital environment, it: Increases your efficiency You only need a few seconds to find an … [Read more...]

The Psychological Effects of Cleanliness in the Workplace

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The physical and psychological effects of an unhygienic workplace can be debilitating for staff and visitors. The negative impact is gradual, but it is inevitable. If you want clients to respect your business, and your staff to confidently approach their duties with high morale, you need to ensure your workplace is clean and hygienic. The psychological effects of an unhygienic and cluttered … [Read more...]

Insulating Your Home for the Winter: It’s Never Too Late

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At the time of writing we have just entered 2014, but I’m sure that we have by no means left the cold weather behind us. Typically the coldest weather in the UK occurs in January and February, although March does have its moments. This means improving the insulation of your property now will immediately begin to provide you with the combined benefits of lowering your energy bill and keeping you … [Read more...]

5 Steps to a Green Recruiting Strategy

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Organizations are becoming more and more aware of the importance of practicing sustainable development in the work force, both for the reputation it creates as an environmentally responsible company, as well as for the financial benefits that permeate throughout the establishment. As your organization becomes more aware of the benefits of an environmentally-friendly work place, it’s important to … [Read more...]

Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

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Today’s environmentally-minded companies are always looking for ways to make their carbon footprint smaller. From offsetting to telecommuting, we give you several ways to make this goal a reality: Computers Unless you really need powerful computer equipment, say if you work in video editing or game development, look at whether you can replace inefficient desktops with more eco-friendly laptops. … [Read more...]

31 Ways to Be Less Wasteful In the Office

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Businesses across the UK are being wasteful. They are wasting energy and they are not being money-savvy, despite being in such tough economic times. Squandering valuable cash and energy is bad for the environment and your wallet. Besides, more and more consumers are choosing businesses based on their green credentials. Here are 31 ways to be as efficient as possible: 1. Print double sided … [Read more...]