Green Initiatives of the Proy Law Firm as a Small Business
Green Initiatives of the Proy Law Firm
as a Small Business
A law firm is really no different than any other type of
business. Nicholas Proy, the owner and founder of the Proy
Law Firm, and the Proy Law Firm taken many green
initiatives and have been recognized by the State of
Maryland for helping build a smarter, greener and more
sustainable Maryland through our responsible green
The Proy Law Firm was accepted into the Maryland Green
Registry in November of 2011 in recognition of our
sustainable and green business practices.
Nicholas Proy and the Proy Law Firm are committed to a
strong and proactive approach toward taking green
initiatives. As a small business owner, Mr. Proy can
implement green technologies and initiatives quickly and
efficiently because there is no bureaucracy or "red tape"
that stops him from doing so.
Some of the steps we have taken to help manage our natural
resources and go green are:
fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) in every light fixture in
our office. This saves approximately 70W of energy per light
bulb and reduced cooling costs in the summer (incandescent light bulbs
produce unnecessary heat that requires additional cooling in the summer
Digital's Green Hard Drives in all of our desktops and servers. These hard drives consume roughly half of the
power as a
standard hard drive, yet still perform like a standard
teleconferencing and e-mail whenever possible to cut
down on unnecessary travel.
All of our internal drafts and
memoranda utilize double-sided printing. This reduces
our internal paper use by approximately fifty percent