Experts Weigh In: How do you keep your business green?

According to a recent Manta poll, of the 1,174 small businesses surveyed about their attitudes and initiatives around sustainability, a majority of small business owners (93%) believe that sustainability is important to their small business, and are embracing eco-friendly practices. About two in three (64%) owners say they try to reuse or donate items, 58% recycle, 32% work with green vendors, 25% purchase Energy Star appliances and 20% run a paper-free office.

In celebration of Earth Day, we wanted to ask our small business experts how they strive to keep their offices green. Here’s what they had to say: (more…)


Awesome Affiliates: Roozt

This week’s Awesome Affiliates may ring a bell due to their previous mention when we highlighted Hayley Hoverter, the 16-year-old inventor of Sweet SerenDipItTea.  Hayley is working with Roozt, being the socially responsible product/service promoters they are. After all, her savvy, soluble sugar packets are particularly of the eco friendly variety. Here they are this week to share some helpful tips on how to have the best possible business with the most positive outcome, not only for yourself, but for our Earth.

You’re starting a business.  You have your idea, your plan, maybe you’re already all set up with your LLC because MyCorp is that fabulous.  Great job! (more…)