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75 green businesses you can start to make money and make a difference

Author: Glenn E Croston
Publisher: [Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money-and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and more. For each business, Croston shows you the market, product to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Croston, Glenn E., 1964-
75 green businesses you can start to make money and make a difference.
[Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008015787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn E Croston
ISBN: 9781613080351 1613080352 1283049775 9781283049771
OCLC Number: 987318523
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiv, 328 pages)
Contents: 1. Fueling green energy : Training for solar workers ; Small wind turbine installer ; Backyard biodiesel ; Sugarcane ethanol production ; Breaking the cellulosic ethanol barrier ; Solar cookers and barbeques ; Microbe electricity ; Fuel cell backup power ; Negawatt installation and verification ; Solar to go --
2. Seeding entrepreneurial green careers : Green schools and teachers ; Chief sustainability officer ; Green philanthropy management ; Green lobbyist ; Green-tech transfer ; Green lawyers --
3. Building green homes and businesses : Cool roofs ; Fab green prefab ; Lighting the future ; Duct repair ; Smart homes and informed consumers ; Recycled heat ; Green building certification ; Home energy efficiency consulting --
4. Investing green money : Green startup finance broker ; Environmental microfinance ; Offset investigator ; Carbon trader ; Green investment advisor ; Environmental accountant --
5. Finding business solutions in the living world : Green chemistry ; Bio-plastic products ; Natural detox ; Bio-prospecting ; Natural forms and function --
6. Wasting less : The paperless office ; Giving products a second life ; Depackaging design ; Reusing building material ; Green shopping bags ; Recycled furniture --
7. Providing green food : Eco-friendly and healthy fast food ; Home food-safety testing kits ; Local food ; Probiotics ; New, improved plant breeding ; Low-carbon groceries ; Heritage crops --
8. Using water wisely --
Recycled water ; Harvesting rainwater ; Un-bottled water ; Condensation collection: water from the air ; The 21st century toilet and green plumbers ; Low eater-use landscaping --
9. Delivering green services : Green bed & breakfast ; Green advertising ; Green dry cleaning ; Ecotourism travel guide ; Retail and restaurant green rating ; Green home remodeling ; Green business consulting ; Green cleaning services ; Recycled clothing ; Virtual business meetings ; Eco-salon --
10. Green cities and transportation : Green car dealership ; Alternative fueling stations ; Alternative carsharing ; Gas-free gardening ; Bus solutions ; Green cafés --
11. Green farms : Methane from manure ; Better fish farms ; Prairie biofuels ; Eco-friendly pest control.
Other Titles: Seventy-five businesses you can start to make money and make a difference
Responsibility: Glenn Croston.

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