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Ecopreneur Interview Series: BungoBox

Part 17 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Tom Cannon, the CEO and co-founder of BungoBox.  BungoBox rents reusable plastic moving bins as an alternative to cardboard boxes. 1. Why did you start your company? We started our company because we realized the need for an alternative to cardboard. Surprisingly, until now, there really hasn’t been a good alternative. Weʼve been using the same environmentally unfriendly materials for the past…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: Sustainable Life Solutions

Part 15 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Dianne Martz, co-founder of Sustainable Life Solutions.  Sustainable Life Solutions partners with electricity providers, and also market directly to consumers, to provide smart ideas and products to help people consume less energy and save money doing so. 1)     Why did you start your company? I began my own personal journey toward living more sustainably a few years ago; learning how,…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: Author Diana Tenes

Part 13 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Diana Tenes, author of ‘90% OFF Every Day!’. 1) Why did you start your company? So many people would ask how I could dress so nice and have nice things as a struggling single mom? When I said Second Hand Shopping, it was a huge surprise to most people. The first question was Where do you shop? That is when I realized…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: Freally

Part 12 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Eric Bae, founder of Freally.  Freally is an online recycling and exchange website that helps its users to give away and receive free things. 1) Why did you start your company? There were a few motivations behind starting Freally. Firstly, I realised how much “junk” I have amassed over the years and wanted to find easy way to get rid of…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: five Accessories

Part 11 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Christine Hutchinson, founder of Five Accessories. Five Accessories offers eco and fair trade unique designer handbags & wood jewelry from FIVE countries. 1) Why did you start your company? We were on our honeymoon in Bali when we stopped so I could admire handbags and jewelry made by local women. It was there I Made Kichen, a Balinese man, told us…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: mod.skin labs

Part 7 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift the ecard service) interviews fellow ecopreneurs.  Today, Krates interviews Raffaele Ruberto, founder of mod.skin labs.  Mod.skin labs produces effective solution for impeccably beautiful skin and hair…naturally. 1) Why did you start your company? Working for a large luxury cosmetics line in NYC for several years, although the products were effective and results-oriented, I was unhappy with the commitment to sustainability and the purity of ingredient formulations. Mod.skin labs was born…

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: Green Coriander

Part 3 in a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of Mokugift environmental rewards) interviews fellow ecopreneurs. Today, Krates interviews Pawan Kothari of Green Coriander, a healthy, organic Indian meal delivery service in San Francisco.

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Ecopreneur Interview Series: PlentyWays

An interview about the challenges, lessons and successes that ecopreneurist Brendan Gill of PlentyWays.com, online retailers of products to green your lifestyle.

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