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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U.S. Green Chamber Member Spotlight: Conscious Ecopreneurs of Greenfoot Global

Julie and Jocbethem Tahapary are a socially-conscious team, seeking to do their part in helping the planet and reducing the world’s dependency on fossil fuels. They are independent distributors for Greenfoot Global, which markets a green technology called EnviroTabs. “EnviroTabs helps reduce tailpipe emissions by allowing fuel to burn quicker inside the combustion chamber,” Jocbethem…

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Hayley Roder

Hayley is a senior at George Mason University, located outside of Washington, D.C. Mason is a diverse and innovative university, constantly finding new ways to become sustainable and make the world a better place. She is a communication major with a focus in journalism and a minor in American History. At the Green Chamber, Hayley…

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Nadine Rudolph

Joining us all the way from Germany, Nadine has recently taken on the role as our star Executive Events Director in coordination with the many talented, hard-working staff members at the U.S. Green Chamber. In addition to her Bachelor’s Degree in Event Management from the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef in Bonn, Germany,…

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Maureen Maloney

Meet Maureen. She is a biologist, an adventurer, and a multimedia diva! Maureen earned her Masters degree in Biology at Northern Arizona University, examining the effects of fertilizers on animal development and behavior. Although her original focus was conservation, during her research she realized the strong connections between environmental and social justice issues. She also…

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Elizabeth Painter

Elizabeth
 Painter, Chief of Staff at the US Green Chamber of Commerce,
 is a sustainable business development professional. She
 worked
 with
 the
 US
 Environmental
 Protection
 Agency’s
 National
 Center
 for
 Environmental
 Economics,
 an
 international
 NGO
 empowering
 local 
media
 worldwide,
 and
 a
 private
 contractor
 specializing
 in
 agricultural
 solutions
 to
 end
 hunger 
and
 poverty,
 among 
others. An
 International
…

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