The Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition will award $10,000 to the winning contestant and another $10,000 in runner-up awards. The entrepreneur competition has been established by The Nature Conservancy in collaboration with Enterprise for Equity, Pinchot University’s Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, and the Taala Fund. It is also funded in part by a USDA Rural Business […]
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The WindAid Institute missed its Kickstarter goal, but you can still donate directly to this important non-profit dedicated to teaching people about the benefits of renewable energy.
Randy and Denise Rowe of Harvey’s Lake, New Brunswick are starting an off grid brewery that uses solar and wind power and just a little bit of propane.
Saltwater Brewery and ad agency We Believers have collaborated to create biodegradable, edible packaging for cans that won’t injure wildlife.
Energy efficiency is, hands-down, the most effective way for us to get to a low or no carbon future. According to an analysis by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (see above), it’s the absolute cheapest source of energy, by a 3 to 1 margin, that we can explore. It’s (relatively) easy, it’s inexpensive, and the technology is proven […]
Australian start-up Humanihut has designed and built refugee shelters that are durable and highly portable. They are insulated and contain sanitary facilities. Each is powered by solar panels on the roof.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The initial Cleantech Revolution Tour conference that we held in Berlin was a lot of fun, and the presentations were packed with interesting facts, figures, charts, and jokes. We had a blast, and there’s no way to share all of the conversations, connections, and laughs (which is why I encourage you to […]
Two students at UConn have formed a business that sells solar power equipment to places that have no access to an electrical grid. Equipment to recharge digital devices and keep medical supplies refrigerated are among their products.
That’s right, we want to hear from you! Important Media (the parent company of Green Living Ideas and 20+ other sites!) is offering you a chance to share your story with our readership to help us move the global sustainability conversation forward. We’re looking for the good stuff here: stories that will truly benefit our […]
Watly is a 15 ton machine that can turn contaminated water from a river, ocean or even sewage into drinking water. In addition, it generates enough electricity to power digital devices and is a wifi hotspot one kilometer wide. Watly is designed to solve three major infrastructure needs — access to clean water, electricity to run […]
What does the gig economy mean for freelancers and independent workers? Learn more about the opportunities and challenges at this event at Impact HUB SF.
Nomanix is partnering with Recover Fabrics to create the first sustainable T shirt made with 100% recycled cloth and textile waste.
Three years ago, Cynthia Tello gave up her job in LA and moved home to Brazil where she started her own company making sustainable footwear from coconut fiber and recycled plastic bottles.
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A new town in southwest Florida intends to be the greenest community in the US. The developer has made sustainability the central theme of his new town, Babcock Ranch
A British entrepreneur is making heating pellets out of coffee grounds. His company, Bio-Bean is recyclng 50,000 tons of coffee grounds every year.
TetraPak has been using FSC certified materials to make its containers since 2007. By the end of this year, it expects the total number of such products it has delivered to top 200 billion.
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