I simply can’t resist the opportunity to make this point one more time: going green saves money! The UK Times published an article today that tells the story of convenience store owner Louis Byrne, who has started recycling cardboard, plastic, magazines and newspapers as well as requesting that suppliers deliver in reusable crates. With these steps, this small business owner is saving himself roughly 2000 Euros a year. Sandra O’Connell’s article also discusses the marketing benefits businesses have reaped from going green in both informal and more standardized ways (such as ISO 14001 certification).
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