How Will Your Small Business Celebrate Earth Day 2013?

On April 22nd, 2013 Earth Day will yet again be celebrated throughout the globe. If you own a small business or even work in one, this is the perfect opportunity to unveil a green initiative or continue your support for planetary healing. Either way, the demographic of potential green conscious consumers is turning greener by … Continue reading

Green Small Business Startup Ideas

If you own a small business you probably already know how important it is to embrace and incorporate some sort of green initiative into your business model. However, if you are searching for just the right match between making a living as a small business entrepreneur and saving the planet at the same time, here … Continue reading

Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. L. Hunter Lovins, author of “Climate Capitalism” and president of Natural Capitalism Solutions states that “You don’t have to … Continue reading

Sourcing Green, U.S. Companies at the Top of Their Green Game

Dedicated green living individuals are confronted by one difficult truth; the items they have to buy to live may or may not come from “green” sources. As a result, their carbon footprint is large in spite of their best efforts. “Not so,” you argue. “There are a lot of things we only think we need.” … Continue reading

10 Small Business Green Advertising Tips

10 Small Business Green Advertising Tips Each year it gets harder to compete with the barrage of super stores swallowing up small business opportunities. That is why, if you own a small business, you have to constantly think outside the box to bring in customers. Now that many companies are on the going green bandwagon … Continue reading

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips If you own a small business, meetings are an integral part of everyday transactions. Whether it is an impromptu warehouse powwow or an on the road swanky hotel think tank, there are many ways green tactics can weasel in. Implementing small or large adjustments in a meeting scenario is an … Continue reading

Corporate Sustainability: A Changing Corporate Model (Pay Attention Small Business)

Corporate Sustainability: A Changing Corporate Model (Pay Attention Small Business Morning coffee can sometimes be a challenge when the news hits you over the head with corporate environmental atrocities. It can make you wonder if anyone is getting the message. Sometimes it is just the problem of news companies touting negativity for the sake of … Continue reading

10 Future Green Job Opportunities

10 Future Green Job Opportunities Whether you are stuck in a passionless, dead end job that seems to be sucking the soul out of you each and every day, or if you are about to embark on your college career, green jobs just may be the choice you are looking for. The Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

Small Business Giving

Small Business Giving If you run a small business you may want to enter this holiday season with a different approach. Instead of adorning your store or office with the usual tree, menorah, glitter and the like why not send a green message instead? There are ways you can let your customers and clients know … Continue reading

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact A recent article by Christina Binkley in The Wall Street Journal reported on a new rating tool setup by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). SAC describes themselves as, “An industry-wide group of over 60 leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, suppliers, nonprofits, and NGOs working to reduce the … Continue reading