Green Business Articles

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    Recycling-Focused Entrepreneur Is No Dummy

    by on April 7, 2015

    “It’s amazing to me how many people need a mannequin,” says Judi Henderson, the founder and owner of Mannequin Madness, which rents and sells new and used mannequins to small stores, museums, private individuals, and others. The business is r…

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    Can Entrepreneurs Change the World?

    by on March 10, 2015

    If you have ever felt you had to choose between your creative passion and a more lucrative but less inspiring career, David Howitt says you can have both. The CEO and founder of the Meriwether Group, a business consultancy, and author of Heed Your Call: Integr…

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    Goal Zero CEO Lee Fromson on How to Set Yourself Apart in a Tough Industry

    by on November 17, 2014

    Solar energy is a volatile, rapidly evolving industry. As a result, many solar companies are merging. Portable solar company Goal Zero, for example, was recently purchased by commercial solar company NRG, in a move that company executives hope will help the co…

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    5 Tips for Going Paperless

    by on September 17, 2014

    Want to lower your overhead by 30 to 40 percent? Switch from paper to electronic documents, advises Matt Peterson, president and CEO of eFileCabinet.

    “Going paperless allows you to [be more efficient], and efficiency equals money,” Peterson says. “Re…

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    7 Steps to Greening Your Business

    by on August 20, 2014

    With advances in technology and understanding, it’s becoming easier and more cost-effective for businesses to “go green.” From adding recycling bins to your office, to reducing your carbon footprint, there are many simple ways you and your business can r…

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    Should I Power My Business With Renewable Energy?

    by on July 19, 2014

    In deciding to transition your business to renewable energy, you may consider your knowledge of the process to be green or, in other words, not quite refined. But with the persistent uprising of renewables, going green is becoming easier than ever.
    The Int…

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    Should Your Business Adopt Fair Trade Practices?

    by on July 17, 2014

    “Sustainability,” “green business,” “social consciousness,” “environmentally friendly” and “corporate social responsibility.” What do those words and phrases mean to you?
    If you’re a business owner, they should mean a lot.
    Socially conscious customers want…

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    Going Organic Adds Value to Hand-Printed Clothing Line

    by on April 7, 2014

    Artists and serial entrepreneurs Jan and Gary Stephens have long taken pride in their ecological lifestyle. The couple lives “off the grid” outside Willits, Calif., in a passive solar envelope house that’s surrounded by an organic garden.

    In the early …

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