Being a Green business, we are always looking at ways we can keep a minimal footprint while still providing excellent service and photography to our clients. Recently on NPR, I heard Pulitzer Prize winning writer Edward Humes being interviewed about his latest book, Garbology, and finally got to read it.
It’s a fascinating piece of writing, and really made me want to make Orange an even greener business (we are already the first photography studio to earn the City and County of San Francisco’s Green Business designation). One of the things I’d like to implement is one of the things mentioned in the book and that’s to use microfiber cloths instead of paper towels to use something that’s reusable.
The top five tips he gives in the book are:
There’s a ton of compelling stories in the book though that make it a must read. It’s pretty amazing to learn that American’s create 7.1 lbs of trash EACH DAY. It’s definitely something we should all consider in how to lower that number.