Recycle your PET for money
Created 1/1/2007 12:26:00 AM 
The biggest growth in bottled beverages isn't beer or soft drinks or juices; It's water. Bottled water is the single largest growth area among all beverages, that includes alcohol, juices and soft drinks. Per capita consumption has more than doubled over the last decade. While the recycling rate is extremely low, the demand from recyclers is actually quite high.
These so called PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) containers (fizzy drink bottles, cordial bottles, cooking oil bottles), pile up as mountains of waste.
Recycle Your Bra & Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Created 10/12/2010 12:50:27 PM 
Every woman has them: ill-fitting, uncomfortable, or just plain unflattering bras that sit in the back of their drawer collecting lint. Instead of keeping those over-the-shoulder boulder holders mothballed, or worse, consigning them to the dumpster, consider “recycling” them to raise money for breast cancer research.
Recycle Chewing Gum into Toys and Tires
Created 9/1/2010 9:05:02 AM 
 Cleaning gum off pavement takes money and energy. It’s usually done with high pressure steam, which can end up eroding the surface and shortening its lifecycle, taking up more money and energy in repairs and replacement. A new chewing gum recycling campaign has started and if it takes off perhaps it will mean the end of those unsightly gum spots on paved surfaces.
A Great Sustainable Birthday Present!
Created 8/25/2010 10:10:12 AM 
There are a billion people living without clean water. Four years ago, some people had a crazy idea. They asked friends to give up their birthdays gifts for donations instead. 100% of the money raised is used to build water projects. Every year, it got bigger. They now helped over a million people get clean water. This September, join them again, start a campaign, give up your birthday. It can change the world.
3 Green iPhone Apps That Save you Money
Created 8/11/2010 9:51:55 AM 
Looking for some great green apps to save money when you’re traveling by car? Check these eco applications that you can download and use anywhere, anytime, to make your car greener and your wallet fatter. From an app that teaches you green driving techniques to one that makes parking a breeze, read on.
iPhone Green Apps Save your Business' Money
Created 5/17/2010 8:16:58 AM 
Want to go green but afraid it might be too costly? Many business owners these days are intrigued by environmental sustainability but harbor the misconception that green is always an expensive luxury. While it is true that some eco-friendly products are more expensive than their non-green counterparts, it is actually possible to SAVE money through smart environmental choices.
Local Investment Networks: Don't Just Buy Local, Invest Local!
Created 4/23/2010 8:30:59 AM 
We’ve all been told to buy locally, but when it comes to investing, we give our money to the same old faceless Fortune 500 companies. If we could invest in the neighborhood bar or bike shop instead, that capital would stay in the community. Unfortunately, securities law makes it practically impossible for small businesses to issue stock and accept investment.
Make Money with Organic Soups & Bicycles
Created 4/14/2010 8:19:01 AM 
Back to the early 1900s, when bicycle and horse and cart were its chosen methods of delivery. Now—proving once again the old adage that everything that goes around comes around. Expect to see more examples of delivery by bicycle in the energy-conscious days ahead, using anything from traditional bicycles to van-sized cargo cycles.
A New Green Twist on Car Rentals
Created 4/12/2010 8:59:17 AM 
For many urban dwellers, the idea of owning a car just doesn’t make sense. Public transportation as well as highly marketed car renting services like Zipcar and City CarShare make it easy enough to get around. But if you do own a car, wouldn’t it be nice to make some extra money with your car that usually sits on the street or in a garage for most of the day? Well, one company is betting on just that.
Green Myths that Cost You Money
Created 4/2/2010 8:07:39 AM 
Nowadays, most forward-thinking corporations and environmental savvy people are going green. Trouble is, when it comes to what's really environmentally sound, there are a lot of misunderstandings. Here is a list of green urban legends that are not what you think:


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