Greening your Business

Greening your Business

A Hands-on Guide to Creating A Successful and Sustainable Business

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Citing the examples of large corporations that are leading the transition to environmentally friendly practices, a guide for small and medium-sized businesses makes step-by-step recommendations for reducing a company's impact on the earth, in a reference that includes a CD of worksheets for implementing specific plans. Original.

In the next few years, energy and carbon restraints will affect every small and medium-sized business owner. This hands-on guide shows entrepreneurs how to save energy, materials, and money by reducing their businesses' impact on the Earth. Unlike any other similar books, this book provides a step-by-step and hands-on approach to analyzing any businesses' operations and developing detailed plans to make those operations much more efficient and energy conscious while increasing the bottom line.

Book News
Writing for small and medium-sized businesses, Sitarz, an attorney, author, and entrepreneur who lectures on sustainability and environmental issues at Southern Illinois U., provides guidance on making companies sustainable. He discusses sustainable methods for energy and water use, waste generation and recycling, transportation, computing and office equipment, supply chains and purchasing, building practices, and product and service design. The accompanying CD contains worksheets (also in the book) for developing a business environmental plan, spreadsheet programs for calculations and business strategies, and additional publications from the Environmental Protection Agency and other organizations. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Carbondale, IL : Earth Press, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781892949462
Characteristics: 320 p. : forms ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)


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