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Green Technology: Businesses pushing to be more eco-friendly

to be more eco-friendly

It has never been of more importance to push to be more eco-friendly both as a business or an individual. This is why the subject continues to be one of the most common in the news at present, as we are now more aware of the implications if change is not made. This green living will help to conserve energy, whilst also preventing air, water and noise pollution. By being more environmentally friendly, you are simply focusing on not creating harm to the environment. There are now endless options for change to be made.

A popular option for businesses has been how they have looked to create their products in the most eco-friendly way possible. Truedor’s composite doors are a key example of this. They have now moved to promote the ‘truly friendly’ promise in the process of making each door.

This covers them always working in compliance of regulations. They also recycle 100% of a number of products such as PVC, cardboard, paper and polythene. Simple changes, over time, will make a big impact on the environment.

Green technology is also now being created with more and more products being pushed on to the market. This follows the continued push for sustainable technology, which can make a big impact overall. These can help to solidify the commitment for a business to move to being green. This is definitely more than simply switching to LED bulbs.

Cloud-based technology for going green

Cloud computing has always been pushed as a positive step for businesses to save on costs. This provides flexibility and lowers costs, as a business will only be using the computing power they need. This process can also help with businesses pushing to be more eco-friendly.

By using these cloud platforms, space that was previously required for housed servers can be reduced. The level of environmental controls that were required to keep the servers operating correctly in the past can be eliminated.

By moving to the cloud, it is important to understand that you are not just pushing your environmental impact on to someone else. The cloud hosts a number of servers at a time. Furthermore, highly efficient environmental systems are also used. This results in a positive change for everyone. This is the first step that all businesses should be looking to move to.

Reducing overall emissions within the business

Vehicle emissions continue to be one of the most damaging to the environment. As a result, efforts have been made to be remove harmful vehicle emissions from the market. This will lead to zero-emission vehicles becoming the regular car for many in the future. There are a number of steps that can be made now to be more eco-friendly. Firstly, if you can use public transportation then you should go with this method of choice.

Another is reducing commuting, such as working from home a couple of days a week or month. This is something that has become much more popular with the growth of digital. The key to this is simply lowering the use of business transportation. Another option if living locally is sharing lifts or even walking or biking to work. The latter is something that has been pushed out in recent times. Some businesses have helped employees in purchasing a bike if they sign up to the cycle to work scheme. These are all simple processes that any business can look to implement to help make a change.

3D Printing for savings

3D is clearly the current revolutionary innovation when it comes to manufacturing. This saves costs and is much better for the environment. This has now changed the way many products are made. 3D printing results in virtually 0 wastage in comparison to the traditional production methods. It is also much easier to keep up with demand and more can be made to order, resulting in less warehouse space being required. This means that companies are instantly becoming far more environmentally friendly. This is another simple change that can be made, which results in many positives for both businesses and the environment.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of Ways2GoGreen.com and Ways2GoGreenBlog.com. I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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