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How Businesses Are Becoming Greener: A Guide

Being environmentally friendly in all aspects of our lives is something that many people reading this and beyond feel strongly about. We make changes in our homes to recycle more while searching local supermarkets for products that we need, but which are better for the environment.

While there are things that we can do in our personal lives to positively contribute to our carbon footprints, there are also things that we can change in our professional working lives which do the same.

Read on to find out a bit about how businesses are becoming greener and what you could change as an entrepreneur to do the same.

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Swapping to Environmentally Friendly Products

With a vast range of environmentally friendly products on the markets, we feel confident that no matter the industry your business lies in, that you would be able to find something that meets the demands of your company moving forward.

Mainly if you are a company that ships products nationally and internationally, you might be considering a swap to packaging that is greener and better for the environment in the long term.

Recycled polytene is an excellent swap that any business could consider, as it provides businesses with a lightweight and durable packaging option.

To find out more about these products and how you can implement them into your business model moving forward, visit Polythene UK. As they are distributors of sustainable polythene products, you can rest assured you are doing your bit for the environment.

Going Digital

While technology has undoubtedly come leaps and bounds in recent years, there is no doubt that it has revolutionised the ways that we conduct our work. Cloud storage and backup systems have provided companies big and small with the opportunity to work remotely, something that has been incredibly helpful in the last year.

While there are many entrepreneurial benefits for going digital within your business, this is also a way that you could become more environmentally friendly as a company as well. By using cloud storage systems for documents and data that are crucial to your business, you would either be minimising or eliminating the need for physical storage entirely. This could include the likes of filing cabinets and using copious amounts of paper on a day-to-day basis.

Furthermore, cloud storage systems and back-ups provide employees within your business with easy access to critical information at all times and increases the opportunity for collaboration on projects as well. What more could you want?

With the recent news that thirty of the FTSE’s top 100 companies had pledged to have zero carbon emissions by 2050, there is undoubtedly a heavy focus on what businesses in the broader sense can do moving forward.

Whether you choose to implement those suggestions mentioned here into your business model or opt for a variation of others that also exist, go forth with confidence that the changes you are making will have a difference in the long term.

On that note, we hope you have found this piece insightful. Let’s do our part for the planet, shall we?

Hernaldo Turrillo
Hernaldo Turrillo is a writer and author specialised in innovation, AI, DLT, SMEs, trading, investing and new trends in technology and business. He has been working for ztudium group since 2017. He is the editor of openbusinesscouncil.org, tradersdna.com, hedgethink.com, and writes regularly for intelligenthq.com, socialmediacouncil.eu. Hernaldo was born in Spain and finally settled in London, United Kingdom, after a few years of personal growth. Hernaldo finished his Journalism bachelor degree in the University of Seville, Spain, and began working as reporter in the newspaper, Europa Sur, writing about Politics and Society. He also worked as community manager and marketing advisor in Los Barrios, Spain. Innovation, technology, politics and economy are his main interests, with special focus on new trends and ethical projects. He enjoys finding himself getting lost in words, explaining what he understands from the world and helping others. Besides a journalist, he is also a thinker and proactive in digital transformation strategies. Knowledge and ideas have no limits.

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