San Francisco Businesses Get Ten Thousand Dollars for Solar

Published on December 23rd, 2008 | by

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As we end the year, I’m looking back at 2008 and am happy to see that some good things did happen this year. In addition to Federal subsidies for renewable energy purchases being renewed and even increased, cities governments also stepped up with programs to support cleaner energy adoption. On September 30, 2008, City Solar […]

Verterra: Decidedly Non-Granola Compostable Plates

Published on December 18th, 2008 | by

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verterra leaf based compostable bowlsI just had a bowl of cereal, in a palm leaf. No I’m not on a tropical island. Nor am I on a eco commune. I’m here in snowy Grass Valley, trying out the new line of compostable serviceware from Verterra. And I have to say I’m very impressed.

I’ve used quite a lot of eco friendly compostable/biodegradable plates, utensils, cups, etc. in my time, and these are the best I’ve come across.

Bottled Water VIPs Think We Are Anti-Corporate, Capitalism-Haters

Published on December 18th, 2008 | by

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A few days ago I posted about how the Director of Communications at Nestlé Waters North America took issue with a previous post about their CEO. This time, Tom Lauria, Vice President, Communications for the International Bottled Water Association responded: …it’s the middle of day, and you’re running erands and you’re thirsty. You can buy […]

5 Tips for Fortunate Ecopreneurs

Published on December 17th, 2008 | by

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Are you fed up with the Fed (Federal Reserve System) and Treasury Secretary, or growing weary working at a job for someone else’s dream and financial benefit? I was, before I launched by own dream green business and starting making time to smell the flowers and eat the strawberry. Here are 5 tips to start […]

Lessons From The Greenwash Police

Published on December 15th, 2008 | by

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A few weeks ago I wrote about how the greenwash continues at Nestle Waters as their CEO Kim Jeffery Whines But Still Doesn’t Walk The Walk in a recent Businessweek article. Their Director of Corporate Communications “respectfully disagrees” with the charges. I would have written about it sooner, but I just noticed this response from […]