This is an interview conducted by Scott Cooney, author of Build a Green Small Business, with Eco-entrepreneur Vaughan Lazar, co-founder of Pizza Fusion, one of the nation’s fastest growing green franchises.
In addition to Paul’s posting on Startingupgreen, another very similar service exists at www.ecopreneursguide.com, a helpful site for those looking to start a green company or learn about ecopreneurship. I started the Ecopreneur’s Guide (also on Facebook by the same name, please become a fan if you’d like!) shortly after writing Build a Green Small […]
Here at Ecopreneurist, we believe in the power of sharing and building upon our resources and knowledge, so that everybody has a chance to accelerate the expansion of the launching of green businesses, and the effective, useful greening of what’s already here.
So it was a pleasure to learn about startingupgreen.com.
I interview ecopreneurs with an average of 3.5 years in business to ask them what the best use of their advertising dollars is. Their responses may shock you.
Or, they may not.
As the mercury drops this winter season, the Grande Latte is in vogue again – but will set you back almost $4. Here are 5 tips for how to have your cup o’ Joe without breaking the bank.
Well in that respect it seems I was wrong. There are a number of nonwoven bags from manufactures like Jetline and Hit Promotional Products that are recyclable. These bags have a recycle rating of 5 and number 5 plastics can be recycled through some local curbside programs.
Websites are an often-overlooked green way of promoting your business. Instead of printing brochures and other literature, you can just send people to your website. If you don’t already have a website for your business, you should make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to create one in 2009. Luckily, building a website for your green business really isn’t as hard as you may think, even if you don’t know HTML and rarely use computers.
2008 has been a year signifying economic depression culminating in the worst holiday retail season in years. However it has also been a year of entrepreneurs burgeoning a variety of exciting new green businesses. Ecopreneurist has covered many of them over the course of the year. Here is a review of our favorite Ecopreneurs of 2008.
UPS has been taking steps to go green for years now, but this Christmas season, they’ve taken their fuel-saving efforts to yet another level. In order to keep up with the holiday mailing demand, they continued a program that they tested out last year – using bikes to deliver packages. Obviously, this can’t be done […]