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Ways in which your business can be greener

August 4, 2020 7:15 am

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Businesses across the country have been looking at new ways of working since the pandemic hit us in March of this year. For some this has meant a move to home working for many of their staff and for others it has highlighted a number of ways in which they want to improve their offering and also counteract the impact that their business is having on the environment. When it comes to recycling waste items from your business you can use the services of a Business Recycling Cheltenham company that can ensure all appropriate items are recycled in a responsible manner.

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Here are some ways in which you can move your business to a greener future.

  • Paper – waste paper and card can be one of the biggest by-products of running a business. It is important to have these recycled appropriately and if you work in an industry that has a lot of confidential waste you should ensure that this is also removed carefully. One other way that you can reduce the amount of paper that is used is to think about electronic systems and moving across to a paperless office.

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  • Plastic containers – plastic is incredibly problematic for the environment and if you produce products that are packaged in plastic you may want to start looking at other eco friendly options. For some this may mean moving over to aluminium bottles or perhaps looking at cardboard alternatives. There is a big market at present for eco products and business should look careful into this in order to create a sustainable future.
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