Recycling

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Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives
Doing Good

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.
Adam Toren
Apple Launches Recycling Program for All Old Products
Apple

Apple Launches Recycling Program for All Old Products

The program, which could earn customers store credit, is part of a larger environmental stewardship campaign.
Benjamin Kabin
Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?
Environment

Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup.
Geoff Weiss
3 Things You May Not Know About Sustainable Packaging, But Should
Growth Strategies

3 Things You May Not Know About Sustainable Packaging, But Should

When it comes to product packaging, making eco-friendly decision are not as cut and dry as many entrepreneurs may think. Here's what you need to know to make the best decision for your business.
Jane Porter
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
Franchisee Rolling in Green from Recycling Other People's Clutter
Franchises

Franchisee Rolling in Green from Recycling Other People's Clutter

This 1-800-Got-Junk franchisee collects other people's unwanted stuff and finds a use for everything viable from clients' homes.
How a Used-Clothing Site Raised $8.4 Million in Venture Capital
Finance

How a Used-Clothing Site Raised $8.4 Million in Venture Capital

A new strategy for an online hand-me-downs company targeting moms helps raise an infusion of cash from venture backers.
Gwen Moran
How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes
Entrepreneurs

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.
Gwen Moran

Talking Trash

In honor of Earth Day, this month we look at a host of green business ideas and new market opportunities.
Amy Cosper
Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas
Growth Strategies

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.
Jennifer Wang
Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business
Starting a Business

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.