March 2013 - When web hosting comes up for renewal we will be switching to a green web host provider. Prioritise what's important to you and choose from providers that use #energy from #renewable sources, offset energy use by planting trees, or companies that offer a more comprehensive #ethical approach to business. #GS2013 #Sustainability
When revamping your workspace think about what you have around you that you can #reuse & #recycle. This saves you money and gives it a personal feel, important for a space you spend a lot of time.... I used Bonne Maman jam jars for pen holders, colourful shoe boxes for filing, bought a mouse mat from recycled tyres, and reused some unwanted crates for shelving! #GS2013
Get Savvy Action for July 2013 - Introducing the Reallysavvy Plastic Initiative. An International Campaign to reduce the amount of #plastic #waste in the tourism & diving industry. Join our online collective of business owners who are actively saying no to single use plastic bottles and choosing reusable alternatives. Who are making choices that are Better for Business, Make for Happier Customers & Healthier Oceans. #GS2013 #sustainability
Business card free is best, but if you need them for work like I do, when your business cards finish switch to a #green supplier of marketing materials. Look for fsc or #recycled paper, ink free from harmful chemicals, and other credentials such as 'manufactured from wind power'. These cards are on recycled paper, the best eco solution available in Bali.
Sam's December Get Savvy action is to use nappies with my 3 month old daughter. This action not only to supports an Eco Business but also supports a reduction in waste, especially important for the environment on an island such as
Our October Get Savvy Action for the month is a regular maintenance schedule for our aircon and the installation of a new fan. This way coming into the rainy season we should reduce our bills and reliance on aircon.
Our Get Savvy Action for June is switching to natural cleaning products to reduce the amount of chemicals polluting waterways and damaging marine life. Look for products that are and have no harmful Try them and find one which works for you.
When decorating your office or home choose paints without harmful odors, chemicals, or added solvents. There are many high quality #ecofriendly #paints on the market now, look out for products that are non toxic & low- or no- #VOC. Sadly on Bali I don't the choice of the many more sexier eco friendly paints out there, so I chose Bioduco by BioColours as the best option available to me here. It's waterbased, non toxic and has very low VOC's. #GS2013