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Tag Archive | "Saving Money"

The Importance of Cost Management for Your Business

Monday, September 17, 2012

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Regardless of what type of business you run, keeping a close eye on your bottom line is more important than ever. The recession has forced most people to cut back dramatically, which has resulted in significantly less consumer purchasing. Yet the costs of doing business continue to rise. If you don’t keep tabs on cost […]

How Businesses Can Save Money With Open Source Software

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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For any business to survive in today’s economy, it has to carefully manage costs. The smart start-up or small business entrepreneur will hunt down any way to mitigate expenses that doesn’t impact his ability to get the job done. In the information age, computer and software expenses are generally a huge line item in the […]

Green Roofs Save Energy and Money

Monday, September 27, 2010

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Alternatives to a traditional roof, a green roof provides a more temperature stable environment. This enables lower energy costs as the roof is kept warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Chegg.com – A Sustainable and Innovative Business Model

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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College Books are extremely expensive these days, not to mention that purchasing a stack load each semester is not environmentally friendly since most students don't use them once their course is over. Enter Chegg.com - an online resource that rents books at a reasonable price and allows students to return them at the end of the semester. For every book it rents, a tree is planted! Many of Chegg.com's business practices are good examples of how to use sustainability to drive innovation.

Telecommuting

Friday, July 16, 2010

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Telecommuting has become a popular choice for business owners who are looking to increase efficiency, morale, and cut back on costs. Find out more in this article.

Saving Money By Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Friday, March 12, 2010

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Reducing your carbon footprint can save you money. By factoring life cycle cost & environmental impact of products and services, and setting a budget, you can reduce your carbon footprint and realize notable savings. Step 1: Life-cycle Cost Analysis When you purchase a product or a service, the price that you pay is just one […]

Hidden Green Savings in Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, December 7, 2009

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Tankless water heaters save space, money and energy. They are a practical and economical way to get hot water for your business and the Federal Government offers tax credits for purchasing tankless water heaters.

Reducing Energy Use By Glimpsing Your Neighbor’s Bill

Friday, September 18, 2009

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Some utilities are sending customers their monthly bill, detailing how they fare on their electricity usage compared with their neighbors. This concept of comparison has been researched to be highly effective in influencing people to positive action. Positive Energy, a company that works with utilities on assessing neighborhoods' energy usage, is helping to effectively reduce energy use.

Eco Intelligent Banking

Friday, August 28, 2009

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Where we choose to deposit our money is an important decision. This piece explores the many aspects that we take into account when choosing a bank, including financial and ecological factors.

TerraCycle – Getting Inspiration from Garbage

Friday, August 14, 2009

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Waste provides businesses with opportunities to save money, support the environment and creatively market your company. There are lots of valuable things to learn from TerraCycle, a unique organization that produces and packages all of their products from garbage.