Browsing the "eco business" Tag

Repurposing Plastic: An Artistic Eco-Business

September 13th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Repurposing plastic involves less manufacturing and more creativity than plastic recycling. In this third in a series, we describe repurposing plastic and its artistic potential


Top Ten Ideas for Starting Your Own Green Small Business

August 8th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna

In Part I of this two-part series, you’ll learn five of the ten of 2016’s most popular ideas for starting a green small business.  In the next installment, you’ll discover the final five ways that you, too, can become a success green entrepreneur in 2016.


GoGreen Conference Focuses on Sustainability and Sustaining Profits

November 18th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

The GoGreen Conference brings together businesses for one day to discuss sustainable business practices on a regional level. The conference caters to both established companies and start-ups who want their businesses to be more sustainable without sacrificing profits.


Think Inside the Box: The Conscious Box Helps Subscribers Vote with Dollars

October 31st, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

Jameson Morris, Jesse Richardson, and Bjorn Borstelmann, the 20-something entrepreneurs sought to connect subscribers with small and large purpose-driven businesses working to make a difference on environmental and social levels. Thus the Conscious Box was born, the subscription service that delivers curated boxes filled with eco-friendly, fair trade, and organic goods right to subscribers' doorsteps


LiveProud Helps You and the Planet Get More Out of Your Workout!

July 25th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

Ever wondered where bottled water, that produces up to 1.5 million tons of plastic waste per year, ends up? Over 80% end up in landfills or float around in oceans for an eternity, destroying natural habitats and precious ecosystems. Cotton, another earth intensive product is heavily pesticide dependent and is one of the reasons that soil and wetlands in coastal communities is seeped with harmful chemicals. With these harmful effects as motivation, apparel firm LiveProud has found a way to grow their apparel offering while reducing waste on the planet - LiveProud is a collection of clothing focused on creating high quality, innovative performance clothing, all from eco-friendly and recycled materials sourced in North America.



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