Saving Energy is Good Business

        Eye Bogglers The average California small business spends almost double the national average on electricity bills! By making energy efficiency upgrades, businesses can reduce annual energy use by 30% and enjoy smaller electric bills. Optical Business Benefits  Save Money-  By switching machines off after use, or … [Read more...]

Happy Green and Save $$$ Year

As we go into 2009 and start making New Year's Resolution's- I hope you will consider adding a little 'Green' into your year. A few simple and easy (and money saving) things you can do for 2009  1.) Precycle- Tp precycle, choose products that have minimal packaging or create less waste.  Buy products that can be recycled  2.) Buy in … [Read more...]

Green and Save- Office Furniture

  True Confession- I am becoming obessed with free stuff. My friends all roll their eyes at me- but for some reason, I have to go on Craig's list everyday to check out what is free. There are tons of free desks, conference tables, office chairs - one office was giving away 20 desks and chairs! Last week, another office was giving away a … [Read more...]

The Paperless Challenge – 10 Reasons to go Paperless

A couple things happened over the last month that I thought were absolutely great. First, I was at the Doctor, and she electronically sent her Rx right to the pharmacy- no paper and no waiting at the Pharmacy. The next- I got my first Dental Recall via email! and guess what, I replied with dates and set my appt up. How easy was that!  People … [Read more...]

Green and Save on Office Supplies

I recently received an email from an OD- who said he didn't believe in the Global Warming. Either does my brother for that matter- but greening your office supplies doesn't have to be about Global Warming, it's about saving money, providing a Toxin Free Office for your staff and patients with the added benefit of looking out for the environment. So … [Read more...]

Toxins in the Office

How Clean and Toxin Free is Your Office ? How you clean your home and the products you use is a personal decision. But when it comes to the office, you owe it to your patients to provide a clean, toxin free environment. Did you Know? That cleaning products are responsible for 10% of the poison calls to the Poison Center? Many of your … [Read more...]

Save Money- Save Energy

Making New Energy Habits All of these might seem time consuming and a hassle. Forming a new habit of turning off the lights and shutting down your computer is simply a process of time, repetition and growth. Just make it a point daily to do at least 1 of the below listed tasks and it will happen. Electricity Why ? According to Time … [Read more...]

Save $1000/ Year with Eco Friendly Kitchens

The kitchen can be a huge carbon footprint! Listed below are some areas of where you can save money in the kitchen with the added benefit helping the environment. Refrigerator: The refrigerator is the single biggest energy-consuming kitchen appliance. What it cost: Opening and closing the door costs between $30-$60.00 per … [Read more...]

Save Money with Less Water

Believe it or not, water is not a limitless resource. As many of you already know, many parts of the country are facing droughts and water rationing. Not only that, the water supply is becoming increasingly polluted due to many different reasons that all have to do with humans not taking care of the environment. If you want to know what you are … [Read more...]