Green Jobs

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What Do You Want To See On a Green Jobs Website? [Survey]

Last week, I mentioned the fact that our parent company, Important Media, is launching the best green jobs website ever. An Indiegogo campaign is currently running to raise funds to fully develop and release this green jobs portal, and pledges to that campaign are greatly appreciated. But there’s another way you can help out, which […]

April 10th

Help Build the World’s Best Green Jobs Website

Our parent company, Important Media, is working on a great project that has the potential to make a real difference in the world. And although it’s not a new kind of electric vehicle, or a radical clean energy innovation, or even a better mousetrap, it is a venture that may open up a world of […]

April 3rd

Get a Career Boost by Polishing Your LinkedIn Profile

Are you reaching for the next step in your career in 2014? One of the most essential tools for boosting your career is LinkedIn. Not only does it help you create a strong, vibrant network of connections, LinkedIn helps you communicate who you are, what you’ve done, and what you can offer. Think of your […]

January 14th

Tesla Opens Assembly Plant In The Netherlands

Tesla’s first assembly plant on the European continent is now open for business! The Tilburg Assembly Plant — located in the Netherlands, only about 50 miles from the port of Rotterdam — will now serve as the final assembly and distribution point for all Model S vehicles sold on the European continent. The plant will […]

September 1st

Go Carbon Neutral (or Better) with Pear Energy: CEO Interview Series

Businesses and families looking to cut their carbon emissions have a lot of options these days. One inexpensive and extremely effective way to cut carbon emissions and help fight climate change is to offset your company or household footprint with carbon offsets. Pear Energy is a company that provides carbon offsets for businesses and homes. For the cost of a couple of cups of coffee a week, most businesses can go carbon neutral with Pear Energy and help the company drive investment on a large scale into new renewable energy projects.

March 20th

ALLOTINABOX: Grow Your Own Food in a Box

Have you heard about ALLOTINABOX? It might sound like that infamous Justin Timberlake/Andy Samberg holiday song from a few years back, but it’s way cooler. ALLOTINABOX is a “Grow Your Own” (GYO) company based in the UK. With a passion for sustainability, the environment, and helping people live a healthier life, ALLOTINABOX was born and […]

January 14th

An Infographic on Green Manufacturing Over Time

As we progress into the next year of 2013 we wonder how many companies will keep up with what consumers want, which are greener and healthier products. The world has become more Eco friendly over the last few years and manufacturers know that in order to please consumers they need to be offering green eco-friendly products that meets their demands, it has become somewhat of a standard practice.

December 4th

Best Advice for Green College Graduates

When you first enrolled into college, all that you really knew was that you wanted to earn a degree, make a good living, and do it in a way that was going to prove to be as eco-friendly as possible. My, how time flies. You are now a college graduate with a “green degree” and you are about to embark upon the next part of your journey: a career in the eco-friendly marketplace.

November 6th

Up-and-Coming Green Jobs for College Graduates

While most college students are suffering from understandable trepidation when it comes graduating and starting the job search in a recession, those that have their eye on eco-industry will be happy to hear that fields focused on reducing pollution, consumption, and waste, as well as creating sustainable products and services are growing

November 5th

5 Up-and-Coming Green Jobs

The green sector is one in which job growth has continued despite the recession. This could be due to the current government administration and their platform of eco-friendly advances, but it may also have something to do with the fact that awareness of environmental issues is on the rise, leading to a consumer marketplace in which the demand for green products and services is growing. In any case, there are a whole slew of job types related to this that look promising for the future. Here are a few you may want to consider pursuing.

November 1st

Cleantech Challenge Mexico Names Its Winners

Last month, Cleantech Challenge Mexico honored the competition’s eight finalists during its award ceremony held in Mexico City. The winner of the completion took away MX$250,000 in cash, while the eight finalists were eligible for up to US$30 million in venture capital investments.

October 28th

Composting Business Provides Pickup Service For Residences

Let Us Compost! is a start-up business in Athens, GA which helps homes and businesses contribute to the composting movement without having to manage the heap. LUC! provides the compost bucket or bag and for just $5.00 per week, they will drop by your home or business to pick up your compost material and divert it from the landfills. Their mission is simple: to be “the first active link in Athens between local waste, commercial composters, and the compost end-user. ” They want to help you help the planet. Kristen Baskin, the proprietor of this awesome business, provides pick up service for compost materials as well as at-home compost consultations.

October 5th

Vestas Supplies New Wind Farm in Mexico

Grupo Dragon recently placed an order for 28 wind turbines from Danish manufacturer, Vestas, for the new Los Altos wind farm in Jalisco, Mexico. Los Altos will be Mexico’s largest wind project after the one in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

The project will have a total capacity of 50.4 MW, and is expected to reach completion by the second half of 2013.

July 20th

Mexico’s Solar Energy Investment and Capacity Doubles

According to solar and wind systems producer, Conermex, Mexico will reach a total of 12 MW of electricity generated by solar energy by the end of 2012, doubling its current potential.
Mexico currently has 6 MW of solar energy capacity installed, but with a growth spurt in investments and new projects, Mexico will reach 12 MW of solar-powered electricity by the end of the year.

June 20th