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The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

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.
Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

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.
7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

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

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.
How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.
PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

An eco-minded entrepreneur finds inspiration for his paper products from an unlikely source.
Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.
Bars Go Green

Bars Go Green

How eco-friendly practices are helping drinking establishments attract a loyal clientele.
Green Power: A Low-Cost Boost to Your Brand and Bottom Line

Green Power: A Low-Cost Boost to Your Brand and Bottom Line

An EPA program offers business owners an easy and relatively inexpensive way to take care of the planet and also improve their image among employees and customers.
Microloans Make a Macro Difference

Microloans Make a Macro Difference

A Texas businesswoman fetched the amount she needed to open an eco-friendly pet store
10 Ways to Green Your Retail Store

10 Ways to Green Your Retail Store

It can be hard to make expensive changes that could bring big energy savings, such as adding insulation or installing skylights. But you should.
A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations.
How to Become a Carbon-Neutral Business

How to Become a Carbon-Neutral Business

Courtney and Carter Reum, founders of liquor company VeeV Acai Spirit, offer tips on creating a green and sustainable brand.
A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

With Urban Cultivator appliances, foodies can grow fresh herbs and greens in their kitchens year-round.
The Method Vision: Green Consumers Want to Have Fun, Too

The Method Vision: Green Consumers Want to Have Fun, Too

This guiding principle helped the founders of an eco-friendly, entrepreneurial company take its cleaning products from the car trunk to the aisles of Target.
Artisan Cheesemaker's Whey of the Future

Artisan Cheesemaker's Whey of the Future

In a surprisingly competitive world of artisanal cheesemaking, one Wisconsin producer has a taste for helping others.
Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green

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.
A Focus on Sustainable Building in Providence, R.I.

A Focus on Sustainable Building in Providence, R.I.

Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.
From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

How entrepreneur Marty Metro created technology that turned used boxes into a $10 million eco-friendly business.
Richard Branson on the Business of Sustainability

Richard Branson on the Business of Sustainability

The celebrated entrepreneur urges startups to consider developing green solutions for the future.
The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers

The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers

How a Silicon Valley veteran and an English-bred chef helped define the farm-to-table movement.
Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.
How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

Paperfeet is building an eco-friendly business out of discarded billboard materials.
The Top Business Schools for Eco-Entrepreneurs

The Top Business Schools for Eco-Entrepreneurs

We've outlined the hottest areas of opportunity in green business. Here's where to go to get educated in how to do it.
Seven Growth Sectors in Green Business

Seven Growth Sectors in Green Business

Instead of knocking, sometimes opportunity shows up as a crisis.

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