Environment http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/environment The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Environment en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:50:00 GMT 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. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236917 Geoff Weiss Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236067 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236067 Doug and Polly White 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. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236283 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236283 Nina Zipkin 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235336 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235336 Debra Kaye 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. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235317 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235317 Geoff Weiss Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.' Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 Nina Zipkin Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234636 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234636 Geoff Weiss Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?' Tue, 20 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233937 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233937 Jason Fell This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads Get this: An innovative billboard from a university in Peru cleans the air around it. Yup. Thu, 08 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233739 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233739 Nina Zipkin Apple Launches Recycling Program for All Old Products The program, which could earn customers store credit, is part of a larger environmental stewardship campaign. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:41:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233299 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233299 Benjamin Kabin This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233211 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233211 Geoff Weiss 3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232802 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232802 Matthew Toren Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance' With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232974 Geoff Weiss 'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232679 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232679 Kate Taylor Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw? If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232677 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232677 Geoff Weiss The Multitrillion-Dollar Opportunity Open to Entrepreneurs Think on a big scale. Developing solutions to environmental challenges and teaming up with big players can secure a profit for startups. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232544 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232544 Andrew Winston Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program Win over leadership as well as rank and file workers with clear overarching objectives, specific goals winning plans and preliminary results from test groups. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232528 Diana Glassman McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of. What does 'sustainable beef' actually mean? Here's what we know so far. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232306 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232306 Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like Daniel Schrodt worked as a consultant on forestry and gardening for 20 years before jumping into the world of franchising. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232200 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232200 Kate Taylor Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole The burrito chain has said that if climate change continues to adversely affect the weather, some options may be dropped from the menu. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231976 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231976 Kate Taylor