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More on Creative Financing for Green Businesses

I noticed that an old post (from January) has been getting a lot of views, so I thought I should revisit the topic of self-funding your green start up. One way to fund your business without raising money is to find alternate (possibly just, interim) revenue streams other than your primary desired business model. For […]

August 13th

Green Is The Theme For Convention

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. This week John is writing about his experiences at his national convention… I am at the Proforma national convention this week, a gathering […]

August 12th

Wanted: Sustainable Businesses

Looking for some exposure? Green Living Project, a media production, marketing and entertainment company, is looking for new sustainable business projects to document. Its all part of a new “sustainability platform [designed] to market and promote stories about successful sustainability projects around the globe.” Using video, still photography and audio recordings, GLP creates case study […]

August 11th

Green Consumers Pull Back – Now What? Recession Strategies For Eco Businesses

I’ve been carefully watching sales of green products during this current downturn; analyzing the double-whammy impact of inflation and unemployment. While, as I wrote in Worried About The High Cost Of Green Products? Inflation Will Help, the price differential between organic and natural products and their traditional counterparts, may narrow, falling consumer incomes may make […]

August 10th

Organic Spa Tote II from Gemline

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. Another example of the speed at which the green promotional products industry is changing is the second generation of the Organic Spa tote […]

August 9th

Ecopreneurist Helps A Green Entrepreneur

Awhile back I wrote a post about The Forbes Boost Your Business contest open to all entrepreneurs and offering $100,000 in prize money and, of course, lots of publicity. Last year the winner was Recycline, Inc, a manufacturer of eco friendly toothbrushes, razors and the like. This year I predicted, with the high level of […]

August 8th

A Truly Sustainable Alternative to Dairy Based Ice Cream

This is a story that will likely make you hungry, inspired, and hopefully thinking a little broader than you started. This is a story of passion and mystery, with a twist at the end. This is about an ice cream that uses no dairy, yet tastes as good as, if not better than its milk […]

August 7th

Ecomugs Bury Styrofoam Cup Use Once and for All

Editor’s Note: This post was provided by one of our paid sponsors, Ecomugs, a company that offers lead-free mugs as a green alternative to disposable cups, while at the same time providing a healthy work environment and support system for recovering alcoholics. Here is good news for offices taking steps towards going green – a […]

August 6th