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

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.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business
Entrepreneurs

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.
Brian Solis
How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping
Growth Strategies

How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.
Carol Tice
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
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
The Method Vision: Green Consumers Want to Have Fun, Too
Growth Strategies

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.
Kelly K. Spors
Richard Branson on the Business of Sustainability
Leadership

Richard Branson on the Business of Sustainability

The celebrated entrepreneur urges startups to consider developing green solutions for the future.
Richard Branson
Two Urban Farmers Test the 'Eat Local' Business
Starting a Business

Two Urban Farmers Test the 'Eat Local' Business

More people are exploring microfarming as a way to become their own boss. A look at two moonlighting gardeners in Cleveland.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers
Starting a Business

The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers

How a Silicon Valley veteran and an English-bred chef helped define the farm-to-table movement.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement
Starting a Business

The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement

This business analyst is an unlikely leader in the economics of food localization.
Bruce Schoenfeld
How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy
Starting a Business

How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy

Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Innovators: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin
Growth Strategies

The Innovators: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin

Co-founder of an upcycled clothing and accessories maker describes a new frontier for product innovations.
Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts
Growth Strategies

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.
Michelle Juergen
Nurturing Natural: Online Retailer Abe's Market Blends Etsy and Whole Foods
Starting a Business

Nurturing Natural: Online Retailer Abe's Market Blends Etsy and Whole Foods

This Web hub helps companies communicate their uniqueness and sell their goods.