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Bike Resources In Pittsburgh

July 26th, 2010 | by Emily DeMasi

There were so many great comments and questions on my Green-Savvy Entrepreneurship in One of the United States’ Most Sustainable [&hellip

Rent your way out of global warming

December 15th, 2009 | by Kelli Peterson

Recognizing that the process of renting equipment is both painful to customers and highly inefficient to business, Rentcycle developed a model that creates efficiencies through online scheduling, tracking and inventory management

eBay Introduces New Green Team – Advises on Green Shipping

July 27th, 2009 | by Brenda Keener

Several months ago, online auction giant eBay announced its new green team - 1000 employees gathered together to help make a difference in the planet through small steps. Although it can be argued that the increased use of shippers and shipping of items by eBay is decidedly NOT green - noone can argue that eBay has kept LOTS of stuff otherwise destined for the landfills from being thrown away. The new green site informs us that 86 million buyers and sellers on eBay have reused over $100B worth of products since 1998.

Urban Garden as Sustainable Business in New Orleans

May 1st, 2009 | by Kelli Peterson

Good ideas have a life of their own. That’s what Paul Baricos, Executive Director of the Hollygrove Growers Market and Farm (HGMF) in New Orleans is learning two years after the Carrolton-Hollygrove Community Development Center (CHCDC) set out to figure out how to bring fresh produce to a neighborhood with no real access to affordable food

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