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How to Become a Sustainability Consultant

If you’re looking for a way to mix business, leadership, and a love for the environment, starting a sustainability consulting firm could be a terrific decision for you. In addition to helping companies develop an environmental conscience, you can show them the financial advantages of going green. A Big Vision Big companies are very good […]

Starting an eco-friendly landscape maintenance business in arid climates

If you live in an area that doesn’t naturally get a lot of rain, odds are, your neighbors are spending a lot of money trying to keep a lush green grass growing where, well, it shouldn’t be. If you’re a regular Ecopreneurist reader, you are probably immediately viewing this scenario as an opportunity to help […]

September 10th

Making Home Energy Efficiency Human, Doable, and (Gasp!) Fun

Ah, the magic of Twitter. I’ve been on there for the past year and during that time have become a green business hub of sorts. Every day, 10-20 new people “follow” me (choose to have what I say be tracked by them) One particularly interesting one was EnergyCircle.

In a miraculously concise statement of purpose, they say, “Our singular goal as a company is to take the complexity out of home energy.”

How do they do that?

Through telling their own stories. Exploring what’s going on out there. Teaching you how to best do it yourself. And know when it’s time to bring in a professional.

February 26th

Find Funding, Make Green Business Connections, and Inspire other Ecopreneurs on

Both for profit and non-profit businesses are led by ecopreneurs who are making the world a better place through their creative, innovative and ground-breaking enterprises. Lisa’s and my book, ECOpreneuring, features numerous “Ecopreneur Profiles” — including David Anderson, the founder and CEO of — along with many other brief summaries. But there are millions […]

May 7th

Eco-Entrepreneurs Are Talking About: Greening Your Office

This post is the first in a series of roundups I’ll be doing featuring articles from our community journals and forums. To create your own journal click on the “Get a Journal Now” button at Green Options. com. To contribute to our forums, click on the “community” tab on the top right side of the […]

April 8th