Green business goes beyond for-profit companies; even nonprofit organizations can jump on the green biz bandwagon. However, a cash-strapped charity may lack the financial resources to hire an expert. In this video, Jackie Cefola explains that the first step a nonprofit should take is to conduct an assessment of the day-to-day resources being used and waste generated at the organization.

Cefola expands upon her advice in a separate video that focuses on how a nonprofit can maximize its limited resources to become a more eco-friendly organization.

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