Green Business

Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices
Starting a Business

Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices

A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste.
Jodi Helmer
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.
Jennifer Wang
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.
Jennifer Wang
7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy
Growth Strategies

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.
John Patrick Pullen
5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World
Marketing

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

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

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.
Eric Shapiro
PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling
Growth Strategies

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

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

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.
Carol Tice
Bars Go Green
Growth Strategies

Bars Go Green

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Microloans Make a Macro Difference
Finance

Microloans Make a Macro Difference

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

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.
Carol Tice
A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission
Entrepreneurs

A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

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