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Greening Your Business


There is no downside to greening your business. Green businesses are healthy places to work, committed to environmental stewardship that attracts positive community attention and draws eco-minded consumers. Green businesses are energy-efficient, implement resource-saving practices, and are in compliance with environmental protection, health, and safety laws and regulations.

Whether your funeral firm has green practices in place now or is just beginning to discover the advantages of going green, the following resources will help your firm save energy, conserve water, reduce waste, recycle, and accomplish other green business objectives.

Green Business: Getting Started

SBA.gov: One of best, most extensive resources. Ideas/links to adopt environmentally-friendly/energy efficient practices for business owners who want to control costs, attract customers, and become socially responsible.

Ten Step Green Guide for Businesses (not just new businesses). Excellent starting place for greening your business, covering compliance through marketing strategies.

EPA Environmental Compliance Resources

Links to local and state government programs that provide financial and technical assistance to small businesses. Guide to energy-efficiency, savings tips, more.

"Putting Energy into Profits" for small businesses. Savings calculator + renewable energy, paper, recycling, small business trends info.

Resource Conservation Quick Finder for solutions to manage common wastes and materials (such as paper), set up a recycling and reduce/reuse programs at your firm, in your community, among other ideas.

Waste Reduction Tips & Resources to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Getting Started – Easy Energy Efficiency Improvements

Office Equipment

Pollution Prevention & Recycling

Save Energy

Sustainable Business Practices

Vehicle Energy Saving

Water Conservation