Some of the changes you will need to make will be inconvenient, take up a lot of time and maybe expensive. But, we figured, if you’re going to do it, do it properly!
Do your reading. There are a lot of helpful resources online. Our two favourite sites are the Carbon Trust and the WWF footprint calculator. Both sites will make you more aware of the different ways both as businesses, and as individuals, we impact the planet – including some items you may not have considered before, like what you eat and what you wear.
How can you reduce your consumption? It’s often the simple things like switching to LED bulbs, using rechargeable batteries, going paperless, insulating walls, windows and doors and recycling as much as possible. Physically, make your premises as efficient as possible and promote the benefits to your landlord too.