When people think about eco-friendly organizations, they may have a preconceived notion in their head. Perhaps such a company has the word “nature” in their name, or maybe they sport a bright green logo. In the past, one would also tend to associate environmentally friendly organizations with non-profits –– entities set up solely for the purpose of protecting the environment or reversing climate change. Yet, the reality is that more and more businesses are adopting green initiatives. Indeed, you don’t have to run an exclusively environmental organization to seek out sustainable business solutions. To that end, today we’re going to take a look at what it means to run a green company in the 21st century. Check it out here:
When we look at Japan we see two sides of it. The first side shows the sonic-paced life of Tokyo and a country that’s amongst the first that are stepping into hypermodernity. The second side shows a country that still follows old traditions and discipline. When it comes to sustainability, modern Japan seems to ignore it, and the traditional side seems to embrace it. However, this is not so. Even the movements like minimalism that are most conducive to sustainability and longevity had their roots in Japan. Just like the millennials worldwide, living an eco-friendly life is a priority amongst the Japanese millennials. Nevertheless, mere intention doesn’t make one eco-friendly. So, let us study both the sides of the problem and see if Japan is really an eco-friendly country or not.
Landfills are overflowing with the waste we produce. The greenhouse gases emitted by waste has led to the global warming, leading to climate change. As we feel the heat of climate change, we need to understand that proper management of waste, reusing and recycling of certain kinds of waste, can ultimately reduce the huge amount of waste in landfills. Detailed waste management plans can help to direct the flow of waste to the proper places – recycling facilities, considering waste as ‘resource’, or to landfills. Here are some ways to manage waste which is beneficial for the environment: