Many people have the desire to go green, but they don’t feel confident in the level of their own knowledge and ability. For those business owners, there are many organizations that specialize in helping businesses go green.
In this post, I’m going to highlight 7 of those businesses, but please be assured that there are many more out there.
1. Office Depot
This office supply retailer offers green solutions in the form of eco-conscious products. Their “Gear Up for Green” service entails them partnering up with your business and coming up with customized solutions to help you along your journey to becoming more environmentally friendly.
2. California Green Solutions
This California-based organization puts its users in touch with green solutions from a variety of sources. Whether you’re interested in attending educational seminars, need someone to install insulation at your home or business, or want advice about green cleaning, California Green Solutions offers a wealth of information on various topics. One section of their website, californiagreensolutions.com, is specifically catered toward helping business owners take the first steps toward creating a more sustainable workplace.
3. 1st Green Solutions Guam
Serving commercial and residential clients, 1st Green Solutions Guam can help guide business owners through the transition to solar power. Since 1992, this company has installed solar energy systems across the globe.
As the world’s largest logistics company, DHL specializes in parcel delivery. Their GoGreen Solutions initiative focuses on their carbon footprint, environmental protection, and responsible fuel systems. If your business uses a competing logistics service, a more green choice may be DHL.
5. Truly Green Solutions
This organization will work hand-in-hand with your business, helping you to set and reach sustainability goals. In addition to the efficient products that they sell (such as LED lighting solutions), the company also offers financing for larger-scale undertakings. Their website, trulygreensolutions.com, offers information about rebates and incentives that may be available to your business, depending on your geographical location.
6. SuperGreen Solutions
In addition to offering solar and wind solutions to its clients, this energy solutions company also provides its clientele with ventilation systems and water filtration apparatuses. SuperGreen Solutions has over 2 dozen franchise locations across the globe, but the majority of them are located in the United States, with a heavy concentration in California, Florida, and Georgia.
7. Profitable Green Solutions
Since its inception 20 years ago, Profitable Green Solutions (PGS) has been helping its clients to become more sustainable while also reducing their energy costs. They offer consulting and training services as well as live seminars focusing on sustainable business practices. Their clients include non-profit organizations, energy companies, the federal government, the municipal government, corporations, and educational institutes.
The point is that you don’t have to do it on your own. There are a myriad of organizations that can help you by supplying you with coaching, training, products, and support.
If you’re reading this blog, then you’ve already thought about making your business more sustainable. I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be a scary process. If you feel that you need more support, you can join an alliance of green businesses, or you can become a client of an organization like those listed above—a company that will help guide you through the process and provide you with resources that can help you identify your goals. They can also make sure that you are taking advantage of all of the tax breaks, rebates, and incentives that your business qualifies for.
You’re on the right track. Keep on going!