U.S. Green Chamber Member Spotlight: Great Ecology

Great Ecology, Inc. is dedicated to the sustainable preservation and restoration of the environment. “Since 2001, Great Ecology has established itself as one of the most innovative environmental consulting firms in the country,” said Andrea Towns, a member of Great Ecology’s marketing team. “We are partnered with hundreds of diverse clients to add ecological, cultural,…

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Lucas Ryden

Lucas is a junior at UC Santa Barbara, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies with a minor in Professional Writing.  When he’s not in class you can find him surfing with his buddies or experimenting in the kitchen – typically in that order. Here at the Green Chamber, Lucas has applied his writing skills…

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San Diego Brotherhood Lions Club Green Business Mixer

The San Diego Brotherhood Lions Club is hosting the first ever Green Business Mixer – Go Green 4 Good event to raise support for Kool Climate Kids & their community Eco-programs at Embarcadero Marina North Park on September 10th from 9:30am – 2:00pm. Along with workshops on the benefits the green movement can have on profits there will also be an…

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Need help communicating with your customers?

Traditional channels to prospects have disintegrated, and new digital channels are blossoming almost overnight. The questions of what to say and how to say it have become more perplexing than ever. For most small businesses, the path forward is anything but clear. The Ideahaus Community helps hundreds of businesses by providing access and insights with articles,…

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U.S. Green Chamber Member Spotlight: 877MyJuicer.com

  877MyJuicer.com was founded in 2004 by Andrew Casey, the current owner and CEO, with the goal of providing affordable appliances that help sustain healthy lifestyles. “877MyJuicer.com was founded on the basic principle of feeling better,” said Casey. “In 2003, I searched Google for ‘feel better’ to [find] anything that might lift my general spirit…

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Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment

The clean economy has remained elusive in part because, in the absence of standard definitions and data, strikingly little is known about its nature, size, and growth at the critical regional level. Seeking to help address these problems, the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings worked with Battelle’s Technology Partnership Practice to develop, analyze, and comment on…

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The Recycling Dilemma

I woke with fresh coffee and a soy yogurt. When I was finished I rinsed the container and, doing my best to be a responsible recycler, examined the number on the bottom of the container to find the number 6 inside a recycling symbol. Prior to researching what numbers on the bottom of plastic containers meant, I would have just tossed it in…

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