Whether you sell food, beauty products, or clothing items, your retail store could be having a negative impact on the environment, encouraging people to be more sustainable and environmentally friendly starts with their shopping habits. If people are purchasing imported products that are heavily packaged and have been created under unfair trade regulations, then they will be supporting a company that does not care about the planet. If you care about the environment and want to make your retail store sustainable, here are 4 things that you can do. 1. Use Energy-Saving Appliances Switching to energy-saving appliances and fixtures will make your business more energy efficient and will save you money on energy bills. One of the first things you can do is be smart about your lighting. This includes switching to energy efficient bulbs, encouraging employees to turn the lights off when they are not in use and switch to automatic light sensors or controls to conserve energy. You should take good care of your air filters and tune up your HVAC equipment yearly. Installing a programmable thermostat and sealing your cooling and heating ducts will also reduce your carbon footprint. 2. Promote Sending Digital Receipts Traditional receipts […]

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