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Sustainability and Google's 10th Anniversary
World  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, sustainability, philanthropy, Google, Global Philanthropy Forum, Hippo Water Roller, Refugees&Relief, humans, social ventures, social entrepreneurs )

- 3945 days ago -
Google is providing the money. You provide the idea to improve the world. This post also describes the Global Philanthropy Forum and the Hippo Water Roller.
Social Media and Customer Service for Green Businesses
Business  (tags: green business, social media, web 2.0, customer service, customer advocacy, pete blackshaw )

- 3979 days ago -
Pete Blackshaw's book "Satisfied Customers Tell Three Friends. Angry Customers Tell 3,000" is particularly relevant to green business entrepreneurs. And the Ecopreneurist bloggers have helpful tips for improving customer service and customer advocacy.
Only Burn Dry Wood
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, health, fire, pollutionenvironment )

- 3981 days ago -
When you start a fire in your hearth or in a campground, only burn dry wood (preferably logs that have had about 6 months to dry out).
Creative Financing for Green Businesses
Business  (tags: finance, green business, eco-entrepreneur, credit cards )

- 3988 days ago -
Many entrepreneurs use personal credit cards to finance their startup businesses, but for eco-entrepreneurs the lending policies of the card's issuing bank challenge a green business's mission. But an eco-entrepreneur is still tempted by a 0% APR!
E-Wasted: Where Will Your Computer and IPod Go to Die?
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, desktop, e-waste, electronic waste, email, energy, iPhone, iPod, recycling, tech )

- 3996 days ago -
Each year, ten million computers land in the toxic graves that are landfills. Nestled among other CPUs and laptops and monitors, their lifeblood oozes out. A guest post from Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh.
How To Pitch Your Green Business to a Venture Capital Firm or Other Investor
Business  (tags: green business, ecoentrepreneur, business plan, venture capital funding )

- 3996 days ago -
Although there are many sources of advice for writing a business plan or 10-page PowerPoint presentation for seeking investment funding, there is still the issue of how to get a meeting with an investor. This post is the 2nd of two on how to do that.
How To Use Green Social Media - Let Me Count The Ways
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco social media, green social media, green video )

- 4006 days ago -
For companies on the cutting edge of new trends, of which green and eco friendly living is one, social media plays an even bigger role. By appropriately working with and within social media, green and social change entrepreneurs have the ability to shape
How To Get An Investor To Even Listen To Your Business Idea
Business  (tags: investors, green business, venture capital, Entrepreneurs )

- 4006 days ago -
On a site for green entrepreneurs, this advice could help any start up company. If you want to talk with a venture capitalist other other professional investors, take this advice.
How to Green Your Summer Camping and BBQ : Ecopreneurist
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, interesting, recycling, society, Sustainabililty, s )

- 4056 days ago -
Summer is here, which leads to thoughts of road trips, camping, and festivals. All of which likely will involve eating. And unless you're an ace fire starter, you'll likely use Sterno, that bright pink goo. No need, there are great alternatives!
Bringing Wind Power Down To Earth : Ecopreneurist
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, environment, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, home, interesting, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology )

- 4105 days ago -
There's been a lot of energy behind wind power these days, with talk of larger and more dramatic installations every week. But this may leave you wondering, what does it have to do with me? How can I personally make a difference? Enter the helix turbine.
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