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sustainablog Approved: Solar Sphere

Regular readers of sustainablog will probably recognize the name Kriss Bergethon, as he’s contributed a number of guest posts over the last few months on topics ranging from off-grid living to the latest solar news. Writing isn’t Kriss’ main gig, though… he and his wife Sue are the owners of Solar Sphere, an online store […]

sustainablog Approved: Ecover

If you’ve followed our occasional series of sustainablog Approved posts, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve tended to focus on smaller, upcoming companies. I’m a sucker for a creative entrepreneur, so that makes sense… but, of course, small, new companies aren’t the only ones taking innovative steps to combine business and sustainability. If you pay attention […]

sustainablog Approved: Recycled Bags and More from Greensmart

Starting a green business is tough enough… now imagine being a successful small producer of a product line and shifting to a environmentally-friendly model. Going back to the beginning on finding suppliers and manufacturers. Letting wholesale and retail customers know that you’re now selling a different kind of product. It’s a challenge many small-er businesses […]

sustainablog Approved: Funkoos Organic Baby Apparel

If you’re looking for organic clothing for your own wardrobe, you’ve got plenty of choices… from high-end design houses to Wal-Mart, you can find apparel made from organic cotton and other greener materials in wide range of styles, and, more and more, for reasonable prices. But what about clothing for your little ones? Apparently, that’s […]

sustainablog Approved: the Mi-Bra Organic Cotton Sports Bra

You’d probably feel pretty safe claiming that eco-entrepreneurs want to make money by saving the planet… or, to quote Ray Anderson, to “do well by doing good.” As I’ve conducted these sustainablog Approved interviews, though, I’ve seen that such statements may be a bit a broad for defining the motivations of most green start-ups. Yes, […]

sustainablog Approved: HumanWear Organic Tees

Editor’s note: sustainablog Approved is an occasional series of posts profiling vendors in our Green Choices product comparison engine, and the stories behind their products and green business practices. We’ve already featured recycled paper furnishings maker Way Basics. Entrepreneurs find their inspiration and motivation through a variety of influences: the simple desire to make some […]