Different Industries That Can Become More Sustainable

Different Industries That Can Become More Sustainable


Everyone must do their part to keep Mother Earth clean and healthy. Unfortunately, this mission requires more work than recycling at home or riding a bike to the office. Rather, companies all over the world should commit to becoming more eco-friendly. Here are some of the different industries that can become more sustainable in the near future.


Warehouses are full of heavy-duty machinery. Lots of scrap metal and other parts from projects end up sitting in a landfill for months or years. Supervisors can avoid this issue by establishing a pallet disposal program. You can help reduce your carbon footprint by looking into sustainable ways to dispose of unused materials. Also, try investing in environmentally safe equipment that doesn’t use as much power as standard models. This way, you can save both energy and money.


Truckers can also make some changes to help keep the Earth clean. Some simple changes fleet managers can implement include:

  • Using remanufactured parts when the engine gets damaged. Reusing components means there are fewer parts sitting in landfills across the country.
  • Lessening truck loads when driving, so they don’t emit as many harmful gases into the atmosphere.
  • Installing LED lights in lighting kits. LED lighting kits use less energy than traditional headlights, and they last longer.


A different industry that can become more sustainable is packaging. So many wrappers and papers go to waste every day. Packaging manufacturers can help stop these wasteful practices by investing in eco-friendly options. Modern consumers are interested in green practices, so making these changes can act as a selling point in the market.

We must focus on creating a better world for the next generation. We can do this by being kind to one another, helping those in need, and following sustainable lifestyle practices. Leaders in these fields can make a significant difference by making small changes.

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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