Posts tagged "green business"
Mob That Carrot!

Mob That Carrot!

The vast majority of environmental initiatives usually involve things like regulations, lawsuits and boycotts… Yuck!  These tactics have proven to be effective in their own way, but generally they don’t engage and empower people to strive for positive action.  Carrotmob is a refreshing new concept that is out to change this… They’ve set up a...
Oh, Inverted Quarantine!

Oh, Inverted Quarantine!

I just pounded out another solid read from the good ol’ Minneapolis public library… this book was called Shopping Our Way to Safety by Andrew Szasz and some really interesting and relevant ideas were laid on the table.  The key concept was centered around a term Szasz himself coined, ‘inverted quarantine.’ We’re all aware of...
A Luscious Garage

A Luscious Garage

Tucked in the trendy SOMA neighborhood of downtown San Fransisco is Luscious Garage, an auto repair shop that is taking on the reputation of its industry norm of noise, waste and greasy men.  Its unique business model promotes sustainability and technology, two terms that can also describe their target market: hybrid vehicles. Ones first impression...
Horst’s Sustainable To-Do List

Horst’s Sustainable To-Do List

Horst Rechelbacher (not to be confused with the popcorn guy!) is a leading voice in sustainable and ethical business management… In 1978, he founded Aveda with the goal of providing beauty industry professionals with high performance, botanically based products that benefit providers, guests, and the planet.  Under the guidance of Rechelbacher, Aveda has become a...
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