Discuss the ways in which businesses are becoming more environmentally friendly.

Question 1 Discuss the ways in which businesses are becoming more environmentally friendly. Do you think that green business initiatives are an important part of sustainability, or a marketing tool that will not have long-term benefits for the environment?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 2 Discuss the waste management practices in your household. How much do you reuse and recycle? What action could you take to reduce your waste production?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations

Question 3 What is the purpose of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (All Appropriate Inquiries Assessment)? Discuss the main components of what an Environmental Professional would include in a Phase I ESA.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations

Question 4 What is cost-benefit analysis? Do you think that CBA can accurately account for the value of natural resources? Why or why not?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 5 Match each term with its definition.

– A. B. C. D. E. F. Ecological economics

– A. B. C. D. E. F. Ecological services

– A. B. C. D. E. F. Externalizing costs

– A. B. C. D. E. F. Internalizing costs

– A. B. C. D. E. F. Capital

A. The act of disregarding or discounting resources or goods that contribute to producing something, but for which the produces does not actually pay

B. The sum of all products and services bought and sold in an economy

C. The act of ensuring that those who reap the benefits of resource use also bear all the external costs

D. Applies ecological ideas of system functions and recycling to the definition of resources

E. Ecological functions that we do not pay for, but depend on the environment to perform

F. Any form of wealth that contributes to the production of more wealth