Green is the new buzzword and its easy to see why. With all the benefits of going green it can be hard to see why anyone would chose not to go green. Going green saves money and the environment. Because it is so trendy going green is a great way to attract new customers.
Going green can be a simple as using recycled products and encouraging to customers to recycle, to a complete overhaul of how a company does business. Some restauranta have started composting their waste food. There are thousands of ways to go green and many of them can be attractive for a small business.
Many states and municipalities offer tax incentives for going green. Taxes can be high, especially for small businesses and this can be a great way to save money. Be sure to check out what the local and state offer in terms of tax incentives.
Installing energy star certified appliances is another great way to go green and save money at the same time. Many of these appliances are available at comparable rates to appliances that use more energy. Because of their low energy usage these appliances save money in the form of a smaller electric bill each month.