Environmental Sustainability for Small Businesses

By making a few small changes, you can make your business better for the planet and your own community. Read on to learn how to make your small business more sustainable, and see what tax benefits you qualify for if your business is eco-friendly. 


There are incentives to make your business more environmentally friendly on a local, state, and federal level. 

On a federal level, you can explore the idea of getting tax returns on electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Energy Savings

Duke Energy also lists several ways in which you can save money in your home or business while helping the environment.

LEED Certification

You can also apply to have your building LEED certified, which has benefits like a higher resale value and lower use of energy and water.