Being energy efficient is one of the best ways you can reduce your business carbon footprint. Energy is indispensible in the modern world, but there are many ways we can be smarter about our use.

Switch Your Business!

Be an environmentally conscious businesses by becoming carbon neutral. For most large businesses scope three is the largest sources of emission.

Recycling in the office

There are many specialist recycling programs available for small businesses to recycle used business goods. Find the closest collection point to you at Recycling Near You. If you can’t find a program to take your recycling, why not look for your own solution? Some options include creating unwanted, unexpired food into food packages for needy citizens, donating unwanted blankets to dog shelters, selling unwanted furniture via facebook or gumtree and giving unwanted but useable items to the needy.

“Some personal documents need to be shredded and shredded paper can’t be recycled. We have found that animal shelters need shredded paper, so we contact them after a clean out”

Has your business taken extra steps to reduce your carbon footprint?

If you are within a Switched Your Thinking council apply to the Switched On Business Award!

Other Ways to Switch

Learn about more ways you can switch your thinking and live a more sustainable lifestyle.