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How to be a Truly Sustainable Business

March 12th, 2009 | by Paul Smith

In these turbulent economic times, there's two major approaches that can happen: tighten everything down and hope you survive, or create new opportunities, within your business or in a whole new one. For those that choose the second option, there are several interesting paths to follow, and many places to find ideas to inspire which one you choose. Springwise is my favorite, with thousands of trend spotters around the world, writing brief, engaging pieces on companies expanding what's possible. For quick scanning, they're categorized by type, as in Eco & Sustainability, Style & Design, Non-profit & Social Cause, and Life Hacks. This piece on Scout Books, sustainably made custom designed journals created for what Springwise calls "minipreneurs" is one example. Though this article was focused on how Pinball Publishing enables ecologically minded artists and innovative swag seekers to create high quality journals to their specifications in a relatively small run, suitable for selling on Etsy stores and the like, it was when I looked further at Pinball itself that I saw a dynamic business model well suited for these times


Video: Green Flash Drive Folders

February 10th, 2009 | by John Simonetta

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of Proforma Simonetta Freelance, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy (see proformagreen.com). [&hellip


Let’s kill the business card and have an iPhone pow-wow

September 23rd, 2008 | by Olga Orda

Computers crash, memories fail, back-ups are inevitable, your iPhone may not recall your accountant's email. Now, I am not saying that there is no need for things like eCards or bzCards, but that they cannot unilaterally replace the paper card. In fact, our little 'paper connectors' become a craved luxuries in our electronic worlds


GreenWare Cups

July 21st, 2008 | by John Simonetta

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed [&hellip


Greening Business

July 18th, 2008 | by John Simonetta

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed [&hellip


Paper and Books: Tips from Xerox

April 17th, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Most of my discussion last week with Patty Calkins, VP of Environment, Health, and Safety at Xerox, focused on her [&hellip



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