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Ecopreneur Interview Series: Swap.com

Part 20 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Jeff Bennett, CEO of Swap.com.  Swap.com is the world’s largest swap marketplace. 1) Why did you start your company? Swapping is an age old activity that millions of people around the world participate in daily. Swapping […]

May 31st

Ecopreneur Interview Series: paperfeet

Part 19 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Jimmy of TOMBOLO, makers of paperfeet.  TOMBOLO makes uncommon goods for the collective good like “paperfeet” barefoot sandals made from billboard plastic and built using local, ethical labor. 1) Why did you start your company? I founded […]

May 25th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: eco-love wines

Part 18 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Andrea & Robin McBride, founders of eco.love wines.  Eco.love wines produces accessible, beautiful, sustainable, and tasty wine. 1) Why did you start your company? We were running a business importing and distributing sustainable wines from New […]

May 20th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: Sustainable Life Solutions

Part 15 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Dianne Martz, co-founder of Sustainable Life Solutions.  Sustainable Life Solutions partners with electricity providers, and also market directly to consumers, to provide smart ideas and products to help people consume less energy and save money doing so. […]

May 9th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: pure citizen

Part 14 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews, Amy Ludwigson, founder of pure citizen.  Pure citizen is a flash sale site that features 3 day sales from companies that are making a difference. 1) Why did you start your company? I started Pure Citizen because I […]

May 4th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: Author Diana Tenes

Part 13 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Diana Tenes, author of ‘90% OFF Every Day!‘. 1) Why did you start your company? So many people would ask how I could dress so nice and have nice things as a struggling single mom? When […]

May 2nd

Ecopreneur Interview Series: five Accessories

Part 11 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Christine Hutchinson, founder of Five Accessories. Five Accessories offers eco and fair trade unique designer handbags & wood jewelry from FIVE countries. 1) Why did you start your company? We were on our honeymoon in Bali […]

April 20th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: mod.skin labs

Part 7 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Raffaele Ruberto, founder of mod.skin labs.  Mod.skin labs produces effective solution for impeccably beautiful skin and hair…naturally. 1) Why did you start your company? Working for a large luxury cosmetics line in NYC for several years, […]

April 11th

Ecopreneur Interview Series: DoGood Headquarters Inc.

Part 4 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of PlantMyPhone cellphone recycling) interviews fellow ecopreneurs. Today, Krates interviews Faisal Sethi of DoGood Headquarters. The DoGood philosophy: “The capitalist infrastructure is built to dramatically improve and support the economic stability of the few rather than the many, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We are hoping our model provides perpetual funding to those initiatives that need it most.”

July 22nd