United By Blue (UBB) is an ocean-friendly brand of apparel that, for every product sold, removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways around the world. Their business model is so innovative that it was named one of the finalists on The Wall Street Journal’s most innovative small business competition. The eco-friendly clothing company is gearing up for the holiday season with new products and great holiday deals.
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Gift cards take the hassle out of gift giving. Every year Americans spend billions of dollars on gift cards for special days like Father’s day. They take away some of the pains out of choosing gifts for some, but they create hassles for our planet. Even though they are small, their use-and-throw model is wasteful. […]
My editor asked me to post a few more ideas on what an Ecopreneurist or any business interested in giving green gifts this year might give customers for the holidays. I wanted to approach the idea from two points.
My editor asked me to post a few more ideas on what an Ecopreneurist or any business interested in giving green gifts this year, might give customers for the holidays. I wanted to approach the idea from two points. First, I am in the promotional items business. For our industry the main purpose of gift […]
It’s a great idea: A small non-profit, Global Giving, challenges Americans to avoid the long lines and return to the true “Giving Spirit” of the holidays. But is it? Is it with, what, according to Charity Navigator, the well-respected non-profit watch dog, NOT a top notch company…in fact, the lowest ranked of similar organizations! Global […]
Having lived through the Dot-com boom in San Francisco, I went to many over-the-top networking events, at which I received too many (generally plastic) chotchkies. So I was pleased to see that when ThinkEquity Partners wanted to send partygoers off with a logoed-reminder at a reception during their ThinkGreen conference in San Francisco last week, […]