Every business owner is looking for ways to save more money, and today, an increasing number of businesses are trying to go green at the same time. R&S Logistics prides itself on offering solutions that work for your business–and not just cookie cutter answers, either. That’s why we partner with our clients to create an incredible relationship to attend to the triple bottom line, value-added services, and more.
In honor of International Earth Day in March, we’ve gathered some eco-friendly ideas a business might consider to save some additional green.
Switch over to powerstrips.
Appliances can expend a good deal of energy even when they are turned off. One of the simplest things you can do in your office is to get all of your electronics and appliances plugged into powerstrips. The benefit lies in having an easily accessible means of turning appliances off when the office is closed.
Shop around wherever you can.
If any of your offices are located in a state with energy deregulation, be sure to shop around for your energy needs. You can visit a website called Electricity Plans for further help.
Turn off the computers.
We know this sounds so basic, but far too many offices operate with computers which are rarely ever turned off. Some experts advise that leaving a single PC on overnight can add more than $200 a year in energy consumption costs! You can learn more about what it takes to power a computer and its components here.
Purchase second-hand equipment wherever you can.
Did you know that a business can easily save more than half the cost of buying previously used computer equipment, copiers, office furniture and more? While you certainly wouldn’t want to purchase everything used, it’s an easily overlooked way to save money and go green at the same time.
How have your green efforts been going? R&S Logistics would love to help you further your business in every way with our innovative full-service 3PL solutions. You can learn more about our services on our website, including our expertise in biofuels, or give us a call anytime at 1-877-702-7183.