Field office technical guide is the primary references of Natural Resources Conservation Service. It contains technical information about the conservation of soil, water, air and related animal and plant resources. There are appropriate parts of the Field Office Technical Guide that are automated as databases, computer programs, and other electronic-based materials.

Now, the world is facing a number of environmental change, from global warming to resource efficiency. Businesses have an environmental impact, as they seize to understand and takes action to be part of the solution for a greener, low-carbon, and more sustainable economy.

Set a conservation goal. Realistic goals that require high-substantial effort can be used as progress reference point.

Put the environmental issues at front, and center of the business. Companies should cut waste, reduce energy usage and sustainable sources of raw materials.

Encourage the global supply chain to cooperate with the change.

Set targets to cut carbon emissions. All business establishments use energy and manufacturing processes that can raise the energy bill to a large user costing. To mitigate this dilemma, companies are now committed to cutting energy use and set targets to reduce their carbon emissions.

Saving trees by planting rainforests and reducing paper waste. Companies protect the forest by halting deforestation and protect the rainforests of the world. Businesses are being smart with paper usage, thus they monitor closely their paper waste and recycle them as much as possible.

Measure and monitor the company’s activities. Have a company wide study performed to evaluate the process of becoming a benefit corporation.

As concerns about the global warming, pollutions and environmental issues, environmental advocate consumers are looking for businesses that reduce waste and increase efficiency for a better environment and increase the reduction of carbon footprint. Thus, companies have been using eco-friendly technologies, and by adapting and promoting environmental conservation programs that encourage employees to cooperate and make a difference.

These general practices inside the workplace can also help:

  • Natural and non-toxic cleaning products should be used by the janitorial.
  • Landscape design should focus on trees and plants to offer windbreaks and shade around the facility for energy saving.
  • The building is outfitted with occupancy or motion and photo-sensors for the light switches in each room, therefore lights are turned off automatically when rooms are not in use.
  • Recycling and trash bins are located generously throughout the building and are labeled for easy identification.