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Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business

The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business

This founder of a cell phone recycling company the tools that help him and his team run his business while on the road.
Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.
Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Scott Adams took on eco-friendly franchising as a Massage Green Spa franchisee. Here's what he has learned.
Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising

Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising

SuperGreen Solutions gave Mark Sudak a chance to find energy efficient environmental solutions in his community.
3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

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.
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup’s operations.
No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

Urban centers around the world, from Hamburg to Shanghai, are looking to cut down on pollution by reducing the number of cars on the road.
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

If your business is involved in green design or construction, you could be leaving hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax write-offs on the table. Here's how to stop.
Saving the World With Fertilizer

Saving the World With Fertilizer

BeeSafe Organic Lawn Care is scaling up organic fertilizer for commercial and institutional use.
Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

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.
When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business

When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business

A Los Angeles-based multimedia platform focuses on inspiring stories about the environment to help counterbalance the usual doom-and-gloom narrative.

Report: Green Business Leads to a Greener Bottom Line

A new survey reveals green products and services give small businesses a competitive advantage.
The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

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.
3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

On Earth Day, we take a look at a crop of promising startups attempting to combat climate change.
4 Ways to Green Your Office

4 Ways to Green Your Office

With Earth Day approaching, consider these tips to make your office more eco-friendly.
Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.
7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

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.
How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

Chris Anderson, founder of Golden Fuel Systems, makes straight vegetable oil (SVO) conversion kits for diesel vehicles.
A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

A waterless car wash offers an eco-friendly and affordable option for starting a franchise.
Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

The gro-O franchise brings home the green.
7 Eco-Friendly Actions Will Save Your Business Money

7 Eco-Friendly Actions Will Save Your Business Money

Tips from the Green Business Bureau on saving the planet and your bottom line.
How to Determine Which Eco-Friendly Changes Your Business Should Make

How to Determine Which Eco-Friendly Changes Your Business Should Make

Some green improvements may not be worth the trouble or expense. Here's how to determine which changes will provide the greatest return on investment for your company.

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