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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?

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.

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.

3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

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

Franchises Criticize War on Styrofoam as Expensive, Unproductive

Portland, Maine, joins the list of cities mulling a ban on polystyrene - a move that small-business owners and franchisees say will unfairly increase costs.

Arctic Melting Won't Kill Your Business

You may have read that the recent acceleration of Arctic melting will lead to $60 trillion in global economic losses. Don't believe it.

How to Better Run Your Business? Nature Knows

A smoothly run business is a lot like an ecosystem. Here are four ways to learn from nature to better manage your business.

Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

The President unveils a set of executive actions Tuesday that aim to cut carbon pollution and prepare the U.S. for extreme weather changes.

Report: Green Business Leads to a Greener Bottom Line

A new survey reveals green products and services give small businesses a competitive advantage.

Tips on How to Make Your Supply Chain More Environmentally Friendly

A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production.

How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.

More Businesses Turn to 'Near-Sourcing' to Save Time and Money

We examine the growing trend of companies switching to closer vendors from those farther away.

7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.

'The Story of Stuff' and How Startups are Heeding Its Message

Consumerism may have hit a highpoint in the last several decades, but these days the real opportunity resides in our closets. Here's a look at the rise of resale startups.

Day #6: 10 Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Person On Your List

These gifts will make a tree hugger happy, and they feel good to give, too.

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

An eco-minded entrepreneur finds inspiration for his paper products from an unlikely source.

Bars Go Green

How eco-friendly practices are helping drinking establishments attract a loyal clientele.

Going Green Is Growing Important to Small Businesses

Recycling and reducing waste and water use are just a few ways that businesses are creating more eco-friendly workplaces.

Fracking Boom Divides Small Businesses

While some small companies benefit from the growth of fracking, a controversial oil- and gas-extraction process, critics fear it could do more harm than good.

A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations.

Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green

Use these tips to avoid common pitfalls and strike the right balance for eco-conscious marketing.

Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur

Inspired by his passion for the environment, keyboardist Chuck Leavell launches a global news network.

The Future of Renewable Energy

If you think it's all about solar and wind, think again.
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