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Green Business; Home Business

There are many reasons why, and many ways too, that a home based business is a Green Business.

First, let's talk about what the term means.

WHAT IS A GREEN BUSINESS?

ECO FRIENDLY HOME BASED BUSINESS

SMALL STEPS & PERSONAL CHOICE

HOME BUSINESS IS STILL SERIOUS BUSINESS


What is a Green Business?

This is an area that continues to grow in popularity as more and more people become aware of the effect their actions can have on our planet.

Finding ways to protect the environment has long been associated with individual choices, but now the tide is turning to the responsibility of businesses to do their part.

Being a Green Business means different things to different people - and to different countries. Many countries have developed guidelines for their corporate citizens to follow, if they want to considered a sustainable enterprise.

This book has a good number of green business ideas that might help you get started.

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Eco Friendly Home Based Business

A home based business can be environmentally friendly in many ways.

It may not comply with the official guidelines for your country, but you can incorporate many aspects of your lifestyle into a home business - and that can include a lot of environmentally friendly products and choices that are outside the reach of big business.

FOR EXAMPLE:

  • not driving to and from work each day saves on vehicle pollutants
  • having flexibility in your time may allow you to grow your own vegetables
  • rarely needing business clothing generally means needing less outfits
  • you can plan your time to have time to look for second hand clothing to re-use
  • more time in your home community allows you to build contacts for local produce, and a network for repairing and borrowing to reduce consumer purchases
  • time to hang your washing on the line - and bring it in before the rain! - saves energy
  • make a homemade treat during your lunch break, saving on disposable packaging
  • building an online business that shares online information and resources, not products
  • spending time producing useful products that will simply degrade back into the earth when they are broken or no longer required
  • you spend more time at home than out at the stores, so are less likely to be tempted to buy something that is not useful or eco friendly

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    Small Steps & Personal Choice

    These may seem like small steps, and they will not be everyone's choice of lifestyle or business options.

    But they are examples of how home based business owners can make both business and personal decisions that can ultimately come together when they work from home - to make a Green Home Business.

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    Home Business Is Still Serious Business

    Don't get me wrong with all these suggestions about using your time at home to do "green" things.

    Running and building a work from home business is a real commitment of time and energy. It is still serious business if you want to make an income from it, and it still needs to be treated as a real, serious business.

    It is though, in my opinion, a lot more efficient, which allows you to fit in other activities during the day.

    FOR EXAMPLE:

  • No down time for commuting to and from your job.
  • An online business will allow you to communicate primarily by email - it is absolutely acceptable to communicate solely by electronic means as it is an electronic based business. This is much more efficient than personally visiting clients, writing, or making phone calls. Less expensive and very green business too!
  • You do not have to work the traditional hours so you can schedule your work day to be as early, late or broken into pieces as you like.

    REMEMBER TO THINK BIG! HOME BUSINESS CAN STILL BE A BIG BUSINESS!

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    Going Green and Saving Money seem to go hand in hand.
    So for a double feel good factor, you should have a look at the
    Save-Money-Guide.com

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    THERE IS A LOT OF TALK IN BUSINESS TODAY ABOUT HOW TO OPERATE IN A "GREEN" WAY

  • Get informed about how being a green business can benefit both the environment and your bottom line. Home based business fits the green business model well for many reasons, but there are always more opportunities to adapt and improve.






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