Renewable Energy Group has agreed to purchase all the bio-diesel production abilities of Imperium Renewables. The $15 million acquisition could serve as a watershed moment for smaller ag businesses looking to monetize their waste as byproducts.
Recycling, sustainability, alternative energy, and just plain old frugal responsibility when it comes to running a business…. Learn how to become a green business — or at least how to become “greener.”
Don't throw away those apple cores! Students in the Netherlands have created a process by which they can turn food waste into a leather-like product.
An industrial design studio has combined with a clothing brand to create yoga materials and clothes that are made from all-natural products.
The California drought seems like it may never end and that's hurting a lot of landscape businesses in the state -- and just about every lawn, too. But one company, California Native Landscape Design, has found profit in the drought. The company offers native landscaping featuring plants that are resistant to drought conditions.
A California restauranteur has a unique spin on a sustainable menu. At Union Pasadena, they're taking the parts of produce that are typically thrown in the trash or, at best, used as compost, are being spun into sauces, garnishes, and then whole meals.
Segun Oyeyiola may be on to something with his solar car, a modified VW Beetle. And he could have the keys to Nigeria's future in the auto industry. He's rigged his vehicle to operate on renewable energies, solar and wind power.
The Urban Roof Farm project in St. Louis is aimed at revitalizing parts of the city and providing a green option for food in an urban setting.
Solar energy may be the wave future and a great opportunity for entrepreneurs. But the day when the average homeowner can afford it still seemed a way off. That was until recently. Read about two Boston startups seeking to change all that.
Experience isn't an issue for a pair of new small business owners. What started from mild curiosity after taking a college course has developed into a profitable business with a social mission.
Proposed changes to the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act could have direct impacts on small businesses. The changes would expand the jurisdiction of the EPA over water supplies.
If you're not happy with the same-old same-old, do something different. That's what Sarah Kauss did when starting her company, S'well. The company manufactures an attractive spin on metal, reusable water bottles. Her mission: to get people away from using plastic bottles.
Even the smallest effort to reduce your company's so-called carbon footprint can net big returns. These tips can help you go green and promote your company's efforts.