He explains it can also act as a key motivator in the race to go green and do right by the environment.
"Businesses are persuaded by the financial savings they could make by reducing waste. At the same time, businesses are increasingly making the environment one of the key factors," Mr Jarvis states.
Another way to cut costs and pay less to dual fuel providers each month may be to make a switch of energy supplier, with a comparison site perhaps ideal for illustrating the best tariffs on the market.
The green revolution moved a step closer last week when the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Department of Energy and Climate Change came together for the first meeting of the Green Economy Council.
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