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Greening Your Business Website

Websites are an often-overlooked green way of promoting your business. Instead of printing brochures and other literature, you can just send people to your website. If you don’t already have a website for your business, you should make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to create one in 2009. Luckily, building a website for your green business really isn’t as hard as you may think, even if you don’t know HTML and rarely use computers.

December 29th

Top 10 Ecopreneurs of 2008

2008 has been a year signifying economic depression culminating in the worst holiday retail season in years. However it has also been a year of entrepreneurs burgeoning a variety of exciting new green businesses. Ecopreneurist has covered many of them over the course of the year. Here is a review of our favorite Ecopreneurs of 2008.

December 24th

Do you have what it takes to become an ecopreneur?

Well, at least everyone reading this blog. But where to begin? You have an idea. You have some skills. Maybe you have some experience in the field. Perhaps you have some startup capital. Are these things enough for you to become a successful ecopreneur? Maybe most importantly, do you know what you’re doing?!

December 18th

Verterra: Decidedly Non-Granola Compostable Plates

verterra leaf based compostable bowlsI just had a bowl of cereal, in a palm leaf. No I’m not on a tropical island. Nor am I on a eco commune. I’m here in snowy Grass Valley, trying out the new line of compostable serviceware from Verterra. And I have to say I’m very impressed.

I’ve used quite a lot of eco friendly compostable/biodegradable plates, utensils, cups, etc. in my time, and these are the best I’ve come across.

December 18th

Bottled Water VIPs Think We Are Anti-Corporate, Capitalism-Haters

A few days ago I posted about how the Director of Communications at Nestlé Waters North America took issue with a previous post about their CEO. This time, Tom Lauria, Vice President, Communications for the International Bottled Water Association responded: …it’s the middle of day, and you’re running erands and you’re thirsty. You can buy […]

December 18th

5 Tips for Fortunate Ecopreneurs

Are you fed up with the Fed (Federal Reserve System) and Treasury Secretary, or growing weary working at a job for someone else’s dream and financial benefit? I was, before I launched by own dream green business and starting making time to smell the flowers and eat the strawberry. Here are 5 tips to start […]

December 17th