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Green IT - Managing your carbon footprint by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

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5 WHERE THERE’S MUCK THERE’S MONEY

Over the next few years costs of business waste disposal are likely to soar, with increased landfill taxes and government controls on CO2 emissions likely to affect all types of industry. Simon Walsh, Sales and Marketing Director at SHP Limited, explains how businesses can save money by learning a few lessons from the past and implementing them now.

Just a few years ago the rag and bone collector visited businesses and homes looking for scrap metal and clothing, the milkman collected used milk bottles for reuse and, for those that are old enough to remember, children could collect lemonade bottles for a few extra pence pocket money. Today we are a disposable society, thinking nothing of throwing out packaging, ...

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