Companies around the world are working to reduce their environmental footprints, but small businesses such as salons play a particularly important role in preventing negative impact on the environment, community and economy. Salons everywhere are discovering that going green isn’t just good for the planet; it’s good for their business too! Reducing waste and cutting energy consumption means saving money. In as era where going green is becoming increasingly desirable and popular, conscientious care for the earth builds business enhancement and customer loyalty - why wouldn’t you do it? So what is a sustainable business? A sustainable, or green, business is enterprise that has no negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy - a business that strives to meet the bottom line. Sustainable businesses usually have progressive environmental and human rights policies. In general, a business is described as green if it matches the following points: 1. It incorporates principles of sustainability into each of its business decisions. 2. It supplies environmentally friendly products or services. 3. It has made an enduring commitment to environmental values in its business processes.
The three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
In what ways are resources utilised most effectively, and how can a beauty salon best implement energy conservation and a greener approach to the use of resources?
Paper – If you are going to use paper the make it a policy to purchase eco-friendly office supplies for the reception area - if...