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Interview: Zhena Muzkya, Purveyor of Fair Trade Teas

Tea was once the most bland, unappreciated beverage in the USA. But like coffee, tea has made huge progress. A bounty of varieties…

Eco-Friendly Startup Opportunities With Low Capital Requirements

You’ve probably heard that green is gold. While nothing is quite that easy, the business case for green is solid, and its fundamentals…
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VeloVeggies Pedals Fresh Produce to Twin Cities Doorsteps

Add VeloVeggies of Minneapolis, Minnesota to the growing list of innovative bicycle-powered food businesses such as Freewheelin Farm in Santa Cruz, Metro Pedal Power…
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Urban Green: A City Green Thumb’s Best Friend

In recent years, gardening, farmers markets, eating local and organic have become increasingly popular. But, reality collides with ideals when it comes to…
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Paupers to Partners: Co-Creation as New Framework for Base of Pyramid

By C. Sala Hewitt 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the equally venerated and vilified concept of “Base of the Pyramid” first proposed…
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Gaming For Good: Ridekicks

It used to be that gaming was considered a waste of time, the pastime of pasty skinned boys. Something to blame for the lack…
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Angell Chocolate Bars Full of Fair Trade Indulgence

Angell Organic Candy Bars is the brainchild of husband-and-wife founders Christopher and Suzanne Angell. The couple has spent the last few years sorting…
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Got Wind? Not Sure? Wind Products Can Help

Many homeowners around the world are interested in exploring opportunities for small scale wind, but a gap exists between education and action. There…
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Rediscover Nature’s Gifts with Benchic Organic Chocolates

The amount of information available about eating organic can be overwhelming. What fruits and vegetables should be consumed organic only? Which foods are…
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Userful Offers Affordable, Green Computing for Schools Worldwide

Userful, a Canadian-based computer company, can perform a magic trick. It can turn one computer into ten. This sleight-of-hand has brought computers to…

Catchafire Matches Professionals to Volunteer Projects [Video]

Catchafire creates structured, skills-based volunteer opportunities for professionals who want to give back in a meaningful way.  Rachael Chong founded the company, which…
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Money Flowing To Water Technologies, Slowly

By Ellisa Feinstein It’s no surprise that a good percentage of companies represented at the recent GoingGreen conference provide wastewater treatment solutions. In…

Filanthropists.com: Socially Conscious Shopping

By Jillian Interlichia We live in a consumer culture.  Even those of us who try to be conscious of our purchases, where they…
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ThinkEco’s Modlet Makes Saving Energy Easy

ThinkEco has announced the start of their Eco Empowered Initiative featuring their new product, the modlet. They plan to enroll up to 100…
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The Vegetarian Butcher Opens Palettes (and Minds) To a Meat Free Diet

Much like environmentalists focusing on scary outsized statistics and nagging people to change their behavior has proven less than effective, moving people to…