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.
Fun Green Ways to Make Money
Created 5/22/2009 7:37:11 AM 
‘Going green’ has been taken to new heights with the creation of eco-friendly toys. These trendy items are safer for the environment and kids, and as a result, are become increasingly popular. Companies are taking a greener approach to appeal to environmentally conscious customers by launching eco-friendly toys.
Profiting from Foreclosures
Created 4/1/2009 9:06:14 AM 
America suburbs are filled with foreclosed houses - and in each one, there's an opportunity. When people leave their homes, they also leave behind a staggering amount of used stuff. Picking through the rubble of abandoned homes is daunting both physically and psychologically. People leave their baby and family pictures, their furniture, appliances, the baby's toys, even their vehicles.
The Business of Green Sex Toys
Created 2/21/2008 7:28:35 AM 
Sex toys have gone mainstream and now budding consumer and environmental awareness campaigns are being waged over them. The biggest concern is about the plastics materials from which many are made from. Most vibrators, dildos and “love dolls,” ( especially the soft, pliable “jelly” type ) incorporate one or more members of a family of compounds called phthalates. These compounds are ubiquitous, being used in perfumes, hair sprays, plastic raincoats, carpet backing, paints, medical devices and many other items. They are responsible for that “new car smell,” which goes to show you how much plastic is used in cars.
Toys for Rent: The Green Sensation
Created 2/20/2008 7:25:55 AM 
One thing that seems to get worse as children gets older is toys accumulation. They occupy every available space, filling up closets, bursting out of drawers, clogging up bookshelves, overflowing shelves, and stowed in every available nook and cranny. Fortunately, a creative entrepreneur has come out with a brilliant idea to solve this aggravating problem.
The Riches of Green Learning Toys
Created 1/23/2008 7:18:02 AM 
As environmental awareness becomes a dominant theme, it’s no surprise that green-tech learning toys are emerging. Does that mean there’s a major entrepreneurial opportunity here? Science kits will always occupy a niche within the toy industry, and those demonstrating alternative fuels and other eco-friendly technologies could stake a place alongside the rockets, microscopes and chemistry sets that are the mainstay of that market.
Green Toy Story
Created 1/9/2008 7:18:42 AM 
Experts predict that 2008 will be the year of the green toy as retailers and toy makers offer more eco-friendly options in natural materials. Board games specially should also score well as families stay home amid a challenging economy. With so many toys on the market manufactured with environmentally unsafe materials, is no wonder that this is happening. Environmentally friendly toys are a very small (albeit growing) segment of the toy market so the potential for growth is explosive.


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