All posts from Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

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Eco-Libris: “My Green Bookshelf” with Ron Gonen of RecycleBank

Editor’s note: Our friends at Eco-Libris rolled out a new feature on their blog last week. “My Green Bookshelf” focuses on green VIPs and their relationship with books: their reading habits, their libraries, etc. For the first installment, EL blogger Raz Godelnik talked to ecopreneur Ron Gonen, co-founder and CEO of Philadelphia’s RecycleBank. This post […]

Paper and Books: Tips from Xerox

Most of my discussion last week with Patty Calkins, VP of Environment, Health, and Safety at Xerox, focused on her company’s efforts in the realm of sustainable business… so, not necessarily “ecopreneurial” material. As “document management” is a concern for any business owner, small or large, I made sure to address entrepreneurial issues with her. […]

Market Opportunities: Consumers May Spend Over $100 Billion on Green Tech in 2008

That’s one of the major findings of the recently-released 2007 National Technology Readiness Survey (NTRS), sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and research firm Rockbridge Associates, Inc. This is good news for ecopreneurs, especially since the survey also notes that many consumers want to buy “green tech” products, but […]

Detroit Entrepreneur Has Plans for City’s Food Desert

In October, GO writer Jessica Jane French took a look at efforts by community organizations to address “food deserts” in Detroit. What’s a food desert? According to The Low Income Project Team, food deserts are “areas of relative exclusion where people experience physical and economic barriers to accessing healthy food.” This does not mean that […]

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