75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Difference

75 Green Businesses You Can Start To Make Money And Make A Difference


Take the Lead in the Green RevolutionWith environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money-and make a difference. "Kermit is wrong! It's easy being green...just read Croston's book. He provides a terrific guide to an amazing array of business eco-opportunities, and tells you how to take advantage of them!"-Ray Smilor, Executive Director, Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, author of Daring Visionaries: How Entrepreneurs Build Companies, Inspire Allegiance, and Create Wealth"75 Green Businesses gets you quickly up to speed on the fast-paced trends propelling the green economy and shows you where to find the opportunities. If you're considering starting your own green business, Croston's book has practically written about half your business plan for you. A terrific resource." -Josh Dorfman, founder & CEO, Vivavi and author of The Lazy Environmentalist"Browsing through these pages will inspire some directly toward a new career and prompt others to invent new business models. Expect to see a dog-eared copy sitting on every shelf of the next generation of entrepreneurs."-Eric Corey Freed , Principal, organicARCHITECT and author ofGreen Building & Remodeling for Dummies"The biggest opportunities of the 21st century are green businesses. This wonderful book offers people who want to get involved a very comprehensive listing of those many opportunities as well as numerous links to more information. Read it and get inspired." -Greg Pahl, author of The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global CrisisDiscover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and more. For each business, Croston shows you the market, product to be delivered, resources needed, major hurdles ahead, competitors and strategies for success.



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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Pr
  • ISBN-13: 9781599181806
  • ISBN: 1599181800
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Edition: 1


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