Have you heard of Kickstarter? It’s this very cool online tool that allows start-up companies to raise money online. It’s the ultimate crowd-source utility for entrepreneurs (and something I wish existed 5 years ago when I was trying to launch GreenforGood.com). A few years ago (when I was working on GreenforGood and heaviliy involved in [...]
For most of us who celebrate Christmas, the choice for Christmas trees has typically been whether to buy a “real” Christmas tree or a “fake” one. From a Green/Sustainability standpoint, this posed as a dilemma. If you bought a real tree, it mean going to a tree farm and cutting one down or buying a tree [...]
Every so often we could all need some GOOD news – no matter how small or regional the source. And this weekend a longtime friend did just that – sending me a link to Sustainable Lafayette that outlined a tremendously successful program that reduced launch waste by a staggering factor of 95 percent! And while [...]
Michael Pollan: Forget Nutrition Charts, Eat What Grandma Said Is Good for You http://ping.fm/RRT9A via Ping.fm Posted via web from davidkaufer’s posterous
Our family hosted a Super Bowl party that included another couple who also has 4 year old twin sons and a friend who brought over his 3 year old daughter and year and a half year old son. So as you can imagine, it was fairly chaotic constantly and we didn’t get a chance to [...]
To the list of woes facing a cash-strapped state government, now add fuel efficiency. By ERIK ROBINSON The Columbian VANCOUVER, Wash. —To the list of woes facing a cash-strapped state government, now add fuel efficiency. In Washington, motorists pay 37.5 cents on each gallon of gas. The money generates the bulk of revenue needed to [...]
More than 70 percent of team executives say that implementing an effective green strategy will increase brand loyalty, and team executives are six times more likely to expect their green program to increase profit rather than decrease profit.
With Japan and South Korea coming in third and fourth place (according to a ranking by research firm Zpryme), respectively, when it comes to federal stimulus money for grid improvements, it looks like Asia is poised to become the powerhouse in this area of the green sector.