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Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?
Environment

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.
Geoff Weiss
The Multitrillion-Dollar Opportunity Open to Entrepreneurs
Environment

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.
Andrew Winston
Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program
Environment

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.
Diana Glassman
McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.
Sustainability

McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.

What does 'sustainable beef' actually mean? Here's what we know so far.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole
Chipotle

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.
Kate Taylor
Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers
Office Tech

Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?
Technology

Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil.
Geoff Weiss
Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?
Franchises

Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?

Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell franchisees are joining together on an unlikely issue: our nation's fuel supply.
Kate Taylor
The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees
Technology

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.
Katherine Gray
How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry
Franchises

How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry

As McDonald's promises to buy 'verified sustainable' beef by 2016, the question remains -- what exactly is sustainable beef?
Kate Taylor
How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable
Finance

How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable

"Clean tech" may not be the easiest sell. But startups in the sustainable technology sector offer the next wave of discoveries with potential for big returns.
Larry LeSueur
Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill
Franchises

Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill

As the New York City Council's decision on the Styrofoam ban nears, Dart Container has offered an alternate solution.
Kate Taylor
3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather
Technology

3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

Use these helpful tools to track extreme conditions locally and afar.
Kim Lachance Shandrow