21 Nov '11, 12pm

6 Ways Recycling Can Boost Small Business

6 Ways Recycling Can Boost Small Business

In today’s economy, keeping a small business afloat can seem like an uphill battle. And while recycling is often thought of as a social responsibility rather than a cash-cow, the chasing arrows can often bolster your bottom-line just as much as crunching numbers and cutting back on overhead. Don’t believe us? Check out these six ways recycling can help your small business save money and increase neighborhood PR, and start making stewardship a part of your business plan. Photo: Flickr/gringer 1. Upcycle decor Whether you own a small retail shop, restaurant or office – you’re bound to need furniture for staff and customers. If your office decor is looking a little drab, don’t waste cash on brand new items! Recycle chairs, desks and other pieces you already have to save on money and carbon emissions. Businesses in the U.K. saved £14 million per year by reusing office chairs, ...

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