The federal government has a very useful website for small businesses: https://www.usa.gov/business You'll find all sorts of resources for: building a small biz community asking questions & discussing issues starting a small biz registrations, licenses, & permits legal compliance expanding your business I was checking out the green biz practices this morning (thank you Jessica http://twitter.com/Mangojess). There used to be a nifty 10-step green guide for new business that … [Read more...] about Useful Site for Small Businesses (w/ green biz section!)
http://www.unep.org/wod/ Apparently, the idea for a World Oceans Day was first proposed in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Remember that ground-breaking gathering? Press releases: marine litter, protecting our oceans, online marine study system. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/02/san-francisco-ocean-film-festival.php If only I had known about this a few days ago and lived in the Bay Area, I would have caught some of these films. The San Francisco Film Festival was held … [Read more...] about World Oceans Day 2009
The Nature Conservancy: "invited 10 designers to create new objects from sustainable materials sourced from around the world." The stories feature all sorts of objects in the fields of industrial, fashion, textile, jewelry, and exhibit design. Materials used included: organic wool, sustainable wood, hand-woven cotton, jipijapa (a fiber made from palm leaves), and bamboo. Did you know that millions of people around the world rely on bamboo for their livelihoods? I had some idea of the … [Read more...] about Design for a Living World
Earlier today, I posted this query on Twitter: Has anybody read new book on eco-fashion "Green Designed: Fashion" http://bit.ly/FxasV My cool, eco-conscious friend, Norah, contributed 2 interesting posts on FaceBook (thanks Norah!): --"Two young women in NYC who created solar panel purses that charge your cell phones and iPods and laptops as you are stylin'..." Here's a YouTube video of them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03Xy0KjL6Nw --For Sindhu Venkatanarayanan, the earth is … [Read more...] about New Book on Eco-Fashion
Sierra Club: Help Protect the Florida Panther! Shared via AddThis … [Read more...] about Sierra Club: Help Protect the Florida Panther!