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3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern
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Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness.
April 10, 2014 in The 'Treps
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

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

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From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup’s operations.
February 10, 2014 in Business Management
No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

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

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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.
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

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

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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.
January 10, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

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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.
September 23, 2013 in Tax Center
Saving the World With Fertilizer

Saving the World With Fertilizer

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BeeSafe Organic Lawn Care is scaling up organic fertilizer for commercial and institutional use.
June 28, 2013 in Innovation
Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

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

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The President unveils a set of executive actions Tuesday that aim to cut carbon pollution and prepare the U.S. for extreme weather changes.
June 25, 2013 in Innovation
Video: When Sustainability Stories Are Good BusinessPlay Video

When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business (Video)

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A Los Angeles-based multimedia platform focuses on inspiring stories about the environment to help counterbalance the usual doom-and-gloom narrative.
June 14, 2013 in Profiles

Report: Green Business Leads to a Greener Bottom Line

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A new survey reveals green products and services give small businesses a competitive advantage.
June 7, 2013 in Growth Strategies
The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

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Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
May 23, 2013 in Business Ideas
How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

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Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.
April 22, 2013 in Shipping Center
3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

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On Earth Day, we take a look at a crop of promising startups attempting to combat climate change.
April 22, 2013 in Success Stories
4 Ways to Green Your Office

4 Ways to Green Your Office

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With Earth Day approaching, consider these tips to make your office more eco-friendly.
April 19, 2013 in Business Management
Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

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How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.
March 9, 2013 in Success Stories
7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

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

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Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.
February 21, 2013 in Going Green
How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

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Chris Anderson, founder of Golden Fuel Systems, makes straight vegetable oil (SVO) conversion kits for diesel vehicles.
January 5, 2013 in Business Ideas
A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

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A waterless car wash offers an eco-friendly and affordable option for starting a franchise.
December 21, 2012 in Franchises
Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

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The gro-O franchise brings home the green.
December 17, 2012 in Franchises
Photos: 7 Eco-Friendly Actions Will Save Your Business Money

7 Eco-Friendly Actions Will Save Your Business Money

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Tips from the Green Business Bureau on saving the planet and your bottom line.
December 12, 2012 in New Ideas
How to Determine Which Eco-Friendly Changes Your Business Should Make

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

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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.
December 12, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices

Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices

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A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste.
November 10, 2012 in Business Ideas
Photos: Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

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Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have taken hold of the U. S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? These 'treps tell us why they have gone green.
October 24, 2012 in Automotive
The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

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Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have finally taken hold of the U.S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? We examine the costs and benefits of alternative-fuel vehicles.
October 24, 2012 in Automotive
7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

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These tips can make your company's packages more eco-friendly, and maybe even improve your bottom line.
October 11, 2012 in Shipping Center
5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

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From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.
October 7, 2012 in Online Marketing

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