Top Tip
Published:  16 May, 2008

Retailers can build sustainability into everything they do. Smaller shops can encourage customers to use the car less, they

use less packaging,

have lower energy consumption

and can do local sourcing .

They also have a closer relationship with customers, so can help people develop cleaner living. By being greener and working together we can solve this big problem of damaging the Earth and stop climate change .

Tony Juniper, director of Friends of the Earth

Send your Top Tip for getting on in the business and you could bag yourself a bottle of bubbly.

Email laura.clark@william-reed.co.uk or phone 01293 610225




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