What you can do as a business
In addition to actions individuals can take to help protect the environment, following are a few things businesses can do.
Audit your business and determine your carbon footprint. Take advantage of tax credits and other financial initiatives available when you complete energy efficiency measures.
Try telecommuting from home
Telecommuting can help you drastically reduce the number of miles you drive every week. For more information, check out the Telework Coalition.
Air travel produces large amounts of emissions so reducing how much you fly by even one or two trips a year can reduce your emissions significantly. You can also offset your air travel by investing in renewable energy projects.
Start a carpool with your coworkers
Sharing a ride with someone just 2 days a week will reduce your carbon dioxide emissions by 1,590 pounds a year. eRideShare.com runs a free national service connecting commuters and travelers.
Buy recycled paper products
It takes less 70 to 90 percent less energy to make recycled paper and it prevents the loss of forests worldwide.