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Published on January 30th, 2017 |by Carolyn Fortuna

The Better World Club runs its green automotive ... Read More


Published on January 16th, 2017 |by Guest Contributor

Winter is the perfect time think about summer projects, like making your home more eco-friendly. Not only are consumers interested in being more eco-friendly, but they also don’t hesitate to shell out extra money for the sake of going green... Read More


Published on December 13th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Cities are constantly setting goals to increase asset and operational efficiency of their public water utilities. Public-private partnerships may provide the best opportunity to move smart water/ smart city initiatives forward. ... Read More


Published on December 8th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

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What happens when a Trump voter realizes she lost her primary income to the upcoming Secretary of State? Feelings of betrayal... Read More


Published on December 6th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

The Green Festival is coming to Portland this weekend, and with it, a new batch of Community Award nominees. Learn a bit about each organization, and come to the festival to vote Dec 9-11, 2016. ... Read More


Published on November 29th, 2016 |by Steve Hanley

Home Care Assistance, in cooperation with the Arbor Day Foundation plans to plant 5,000 trees in 2017 to promote a healthy environment and honor its present and former clients. Trees will be planted in the Tahoe National Forest in California and Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota... Read More


Published on November 25th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Small Business Saturday is a smart way for green businesses to emphasize their sustainability goals to their communities... Read More


Published on November 25th, 2016 |by Guest Contributor

How can startups and small businesses convert this financial support into a reliable, established brand, with an expanding customer base... Read More


Published on November 21st, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Today is November 21, 2016 and the one-year anniversary of .Earth, a Top Level Domain (TLD) that strengthens the voices of organizations looking to better the planet. Happy anniversary, .Earth — and thanks for all you [&hellip... Read More


Published on November 21st, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Cleantech businesses may offer innovative sustainable energy products and services but also fail to reach their target audiences with their marketing. Cleantech marketing needs to embrace digital media wisely. ... Read More


Published on November 15th, 2016 |by Steve Hanley

MATTER co-founders Ren Yung Ho and Yvonne wanted to create a brand of apparel that would celebrate the heritage, culture, and artisan skills of the people who made their clothing... Read More


Published on November 12th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

In times of political upheaval, green business owners may feel as if their customer base is slipping away. Sure, it may seem as if consumers are watching from the sidelines right now in the U.S., trying [&hellip... Read More


Published on October 31st, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Learn how synthetic turf offers safety and security to homeowners, their families, their pets and the local ecosystem... Read More


Published on October 31st, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

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Who knew your least-favorite weekend chore was also a huge source of pollution? ... Read More


Published on October 31st, 2016 |by Steve Hanley

How much water does your lawn use each year? Synthetic turf can help make your lawn look beautiful AND reduce your water consumption... in addition to reducing your time mowing the lawn! ... Read More


Published on October 31st, 2016 |by Steve Hanley

Highway medians offer a bit of greenspace in the middle of rush hour, but what about the maintenance, time, and cost associated with keeping it beautiful. Turfscape makes the case for synthetic medians. ... Read More


Published on October 26th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Often, green business entrepreneurs stick with a specific, limited focus. Instead, they should think like eco-citizens by applying a holistic philosophy of sustainability to their business practices... Read More


Published on October 26th, 2016 |by Guest Contributor

Sustainability data management and green oriented EPR software has opened up a huge opportunity for companies to make significant savings through informed decision making... Read More


Published on October 17th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

As a new small green business owner, you can demonstrate to employees that you value their health while also keeping costs as low as possible... Read More


Published on October 15th, 2016 |by Carolyn Fortuna

Social, cultural, and economic barriers exist that prevent women entrepreneurs in developing countries from joining the drive for clean decentralized energy initiatives... Read More



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