Eco-friendly businesses and product lines are trending in markets. Concern over the environment is at an all-time high so choosing low-impact resources and alternative energy sources can not only save you money but it could boost your sales. The government of Canada provides a number of resources to help make your small business green. These resources include:
- EcoEnergy for Fleets. If your business involves transporting inventory, this program wil lgive you tips on how to choose energy efficient vehicles that will reduce operating costs and fuel consumption.
- Existing Commercial Buildings Retrofit Program. If you run a business in New Brunswick, you could be eligible to receive up to CDN$50 000 to make energy-efficient upgrades to your business.
- Power Savings Blitz Program. If your business is located in Ontario and your electricity demand is less than 50kW per month, you could be eligible to receive up to CDN$1000 in free energy-efficient products and installations.
- SME Sustainability Roadmap. This guide can walk you through making your business completely sustainable.
For more green resources available through the government of Canada, see this page of links.
For advice on how to save money operating your small business, contact the Wi