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Green Industry 2016 Business Trends

One of the most attractive business strategies of 21st century definitely includes going green. Growing organic food, the use of eco-friendly products in the maid service, are just some of the ways to take advantage of the green business movement.

Leaders in the green industry focus on making a profit while taking care of the environment.  Fortunately, more people are becoming aware of the global warming and one of the proofs is the recent survey that shows 88% of Americans believe taking care of the earth is important.

Different trends will emerge in the 2016 when it comes to jobs in the field of green industry.

The Upcoming Trends

In 2014 the sales of organic food jumped 11.3%, while overall food sales grew 3%. The last several years have been crucial for organic food popularity, having more people buying it every day. 2014 showed the $35 billion of organic food sales, in comparison to $3.4 billion in 1997. Until the 2018 and beyond the growth is expected to continue powerfully.

Organizations dedicated to social and environmental change are getting more support by consumers who have adopted more sustainable behaviours. They either work for or support these organizations every day and work on building the popularity of the organizations.

When consumers go shopping, they are well aware of everything they need to check in order to make sure they are buying quality product.  The most important things everyone should do before they decide to buy a certain product is to check the labels, research about the company, what the manufacturing practices of it are.

Additionally, consumers are well aware that following public opinions about brands on the news or social media can be highly beneficial, and bring them new insights into the company’s practices.

Sustainable car washes and pet care companies could get big advantage if they decide to go green in their business, and leave their less environmentally conscious competitors far behind. These companies will reduce their environmental impact if they decided to make all-natural and biodegradable products. This would later lead to getting more discerning consumers, while the products would be as effective as traditional products.

The great contributors to organic food revolution were definitely health and wellness and green movements. Furthermore, restaurants, supermarkets and food-growing operations are all listening to consumers’ demands and making the effort to respond in the best way to their needs.

Certain restaurants have the great practice of providing all-organic options for eating out. On the other hand, many franchise opportunities produce organic, sustainable gardens in the revitalized yards of businesses, schools, homes, and elder care facilities.

Reducing pesticides and chemical fertilizer is the primary focus of landscaping professionals. Consequently, the valuable organic material can be returned to the soil through composting and mulching which is the perfect way to save the planet.

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Cleaning services acquired the practice of providing their traditional services by using eco-friendly products and processes. Thanks to the sales recruitment, anyone can find out everything important about the product they want to buy from the salesperson. Everyone from pet cleaners, maids, to car washes focus on using biodegradable products in order to protect the environment.

Solar Installations are growing popularity and they are one of the best ways to save both the planet and money while harnessing the energy of the sun. Panels are becoming smaller and more efficient each year and it will very soon be a part of everyone’s home. Whether homeowners are using it as a rooftop installs or a small data transmitters or even as a decorative display, solar energy use is growing by the day and it will continue to do so.

The use of eco-friendly materials is essential to the future of our planet. The more people go green the better. We should use every chance we get to turn to eco-friendly sources. Living in the 21st century has its advantages, but sometimes we forget that unless we take care of our planet it will not be able to survive on its own.

Therefore, the next time you want to print something out, or to us a car to go work instead of riding a bike, ask yourself if it is necessary to do it that way, or could you maybe do it in a more eco-friendly way.

Pix via                                      Diana Smith, the author of this article, is a full-time mom of two beautiful girls. Diana is interested in topics related to home improvement and DIY

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