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How College Football Teams Are Tackling Waste

November 20th, 2012 | by Leon Harris

As the world is becoming more sensitive to the needs of the environment, luckily, that would include some of the nation's professional and college football teams. That's right. More and more of them are starting their own programs in order to cut down on waste, encourage recycling and become more responsible with our earth's resources


Virtual Reality: Good for the Environment

June 11th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

Many technologies have grown rapidly in the last few years, and some of them are poised to change the way that we interact with each other over the next decade. One technology in particular, virtual reality, has the potential to change life as we know it and could even improve the condition of the environment. Once virtual reality has caught on, it can have a substantial impact cutting down on overall emissions by reducing our dependence on wasteful practices and interactions. Here are a few areas in which virtual reality could change the way that we interact with one another


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.


Key to Green Buildings: Location

July 29th, 2010 | by Jeff Cain

The classic mantra in real estate is that three things matter: location, location and location. At a “built environment” panel [&hellip


Data Can Make Us Greener

July 26th, 2010 | by Jeff Cain

At the recent Cleantech Open conference, a theme that emerged was the potential for distributed data to help us all [&hellip


Greenfox Schools: Greening the Obama Generation

January 28th, 2009 | by Reenita Malhotra

Green Businesses are hotter than ever and even in the worst of economies, Ecopreneurs are looking for ways to get get funded and bring their dreams to fruition. However when it comes to the business of K-12 education, it can be challenging to get the show on the road. It helps of course to have a solid business plan and passion to carry out your mission. Ecopreneurist recently had the opportunity to interview Kristen von Hoffmann, the president and founder of Greenfox Schools an environmental consulting company that partners provides schools with cutting edge environmental techology, products and progarms to help them go green. A member of K-12 Sector Team for the U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development, Kristen bases her company on the Greenfox5, a strategy she developed that defines the five main functional points of optimization for any building as Energy, Waste Disposal, Food, Products, and Greenspace. Passionate about her mission, read what she had to say


Ebooks – Green Holiday Gift Ideas From Ecobrain

December 11th, 2008 | by Reenita Malhotra

Ecobrain, a green publishing company offers ebooks, the ideal green reading choice. Ebooks can be instantly downloaded to your desktop. Ecobrain has a series of ebooks that make ideal reading for Ecopreneurs. EcoBrain.com offers thousands of other titles about or relating to the environment. Their genres include environment, sustainable living, cookbooks, biographies, kids’ books, how-to guides, green architecture titles, organic gardening, composting, fiction and more


5 Tips To Encourage Employees To Go Green At The Workplace

November 18th, 2008 | by Reenita Malhotra

You might be more green than the definition of the word at home but does this carry through to when you step into the doors of your office? Not according to Envirowise, British sustainability business experts who says that good domestic environmental practices do not necessarily translate to the workplace


The Simplicity of Ecopreneuring

August 6th, 2008 | by John Ivanko

“Simple living” continues to garner much pop culture hype, sparking books, magazines and a slew of self-help opportunities to assist [&hellip


Going Green in Your Office

August 6th, 2008 | by Ruth Haag

This is a guest post by Ruth Haag, President and CEO of Haag Environmental Company, a hazardous waste consulting firm. [&hellip



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