Solar Panel Installer
More and more consumers and businesses are beginning to consider solar power. So you can build a business installing solar panels on roofs and other areas so your clients can utilize that green power source.
Organic Gift Shop
You can also start a local gift shop that focuses specifically on products that use natural and organic materials.
If you have the land and the resources, you can also start an organic farm on your property and produce and sell a variety of different food items.
Green Fair Organizer
If you want to start your own event series, you can create a fair that is environmentally focused and then charge admission or even obtain sponsors.
Electric Car Dealership
Electric cars are slowly gaining popularity. So you could open a dealership that specifically works with automotive brands that sell electric or hybrid models.
Electric Car Charging Station
With that increasing popularity, charging stations for electric vehicles are also becoming more of a necessity. So you could use that as a jumping-off point to start a business as well.
Car Sharing Service
The fewer people driving their own cars on the road, the less impact those vehicles are likely to have on the environment. So by starting a ride sharing service, you’re potentially decreasing the carbon footprint of some of those drivers.
If you’re a lawyer with a passion for the earth, you can build a practice that specifically works on issues related to the environment.
Solar Powered Bike Café
Not all coffee businesses require dedicated locations or lots of supplies. You can actually start a mobile coffee business on a bike, and use solar energy to power your equipment.
If you live in an area that’s popular for tourists, you can potentially start a business as a tour guide. And to add a sustainable twist, you can have guests ride bikes around rather than taking a bus or other vehicle.
During the warm months, you can offer your services as a pool cleaner and make sure you use sustainable products and methods.
Juice or Smoothie Bar
Juice and smoothie bars are becoming increasingly popular. You can open one that specifically focuses on using organic and sustainable ingredients.
Likewise, you can focus on organic and sustainable flowers and plants and open a specialty florist shop.
Gift Basket Service
Gift baskets remain popular for a variety of events and occasions. You can build a gift basket business that specializes in organic products or sustainable materials.
Food Plant Nursery
You can also encourage others to eat sustainable food by helping them grow their own. You can do so through opening a nursery that sells food plants to customers.
Green Bed and Breakfast
If you’re more aligned with the hospitality industry, consider opening a bed and breakfast and keeping your location running with minimal power and using organic ingredients for the meals you serve — or sourcing as much of that food as possible locally.
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