Environment

News and Articles About Environment

Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?
Regulations

Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?

A change to environmental law is being viewed as a massive land grab that hurts many small companies.
Susan Solovic
6 Ways to Change Your Environment to Be More Inspiring
Inspiration

6 Ways to Change Your Environment to Be More Inspiring

Sometimes to get out of a rut, entrepreneurs must look beyond their internal voice of intuition to get motivated.
Te-Erika Patterson
The Keurig K-Cup's Inventor Says He Feels Bad That He Made It. Here's Why.
Inventors

The Keurig K-Cup's Inventor Says He Feels Bad That He Made It. Here's Why.

K-cups are everywhere. And its waste is, too, thanks to the fact that the cups are almost impossible to recycle.
Drake Baer
Flow Hive, a Gadget for Beekeepers, Sets New Crowdfunding Record on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

Flow Hive, a Gadget for Beekeepers, Sets New Crowdfunding Record on Indiegogo

This game-changer for honey harvesters raised $2.18 million in the first 24 hours.
Carly Okyle
This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time
Impact Investing

This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time

Jigar Shah wants to help the environment -- and he's getting the money to make it happen.
Dennis Price
5 Ways to Get Unstuck in the Face of Creative Burnout
Burnout

5 Ways to Get Unstuck in the Face of Creative Burnout

It happens to all of us at one point. Escaping a creative drought may seem daunting, but it can be done.
Sujan Patel
If You Can Make It Here, Don't Make It Anywhere Else
Manufacturing

If You Can Make It Here, Don't Make It Anywhere Else

Domestic manufacturing is a better deal than you think, says the owner of a U.S. printing facility.
Jason Weisenthal
Why France Is Rebranding the 'Doggie Bag'
Restaurants

Why France Is Rebranding the 'Doggie Bag'

A new campaign seeks to overcome long-held stereotypes that asking for leftovers is either stingy or piggish.
Geoff Weiss
Sean Parker's Punishment for Eco-Unfriendly Wedding? He Has to Build an App.
Legal

Sean Parker's Punishment for Eco-Unfriendly Wedding? He Has to Build an App.

The 'creative' settlement was reached with the California Coastal Commission after Napster founder Sean Parker came under fire for hosting an over-the-top wedding that allegedly damaged sensitive Redwood forests.
Geoff Weiss
This Famous Toilet-Paper Maker Is Ditching the Cardboard Tube
Sustainability

This Famous Toilet-Paper Maker Is Ditching the Cardboard Tube

Scott is looking to wipe out the competition with an environmentally-friendly brand of toilet paper that cuts down on the 17 billion cardboard tubes it says are thrown away each year.
Geoff Weiss
Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too
Sustainability

Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples.
Doug and Polly White
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.
Far Out Tech

Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.
Nina Zipkin
Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions
Product Ideas

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Debra Kaye
Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks
Inventions

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Geoff Weiss