By Glenn Croston
With environmental matters a best factor for shoppers in every single place, the golf green industry is the following large growth for marketers seeking to make money—and make a distinction. observe seventy five eco-friendly startup rules in a number of industries, together with eco-tourism, small wind strength, eco-friendly colleges, water conservation landscaping, eco-friendly funding consulting and extra. for every company, Croston indicates you the marketplace, product to be added, assets wanted, significant hurdles forward, rivals and methods for achievement.
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The book is divided into some telling and intriguing chapters, including: Energy, Waste, Food, Water, among others. Browsing through these pages will inspire some directly toward a new career and prompt others to invent new business models. ” —ERIC COREY FREED PRINCIPAL, ORGANICARCHITECT AUTHOR OF GREEN BUILDING & REMODELING FOR DUMMIES “As you read this book, looking through the eyes of a man who sees not problems, but opportunities for new ways to inhabit our world, you can’t help but get excited.
To one person, a wind farm may be a thing of beauty, replacing coal with clean, renewable energy. Others feel towers mar the scenery, leading communities to block prominent wind projects in places like Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Some residents have objected to noise or potential harm to birds. Wind power developed in wind-rich rural areas like North Dakota also is a long way away from major urban centers where most of the power is used, leading to transmission difficulties. A way for wind to contribute to our power needs avoiding some of these problems is with small wind turbines located at homes and businesses, bringing wind power directly to the consumer.
Once workers get started, the company is motivated to keep them trained to stay abreast of this rapidly evolving field. Van Jones, founder of Green For All, may have one answer for deploying renewable energy in America’s cities and keeping the green wave growing. Millions of people in cities continue to be left behind by economic and environmental progress while manufacturing jobs move overseas. Training these people for new “green collar jobs”—installing solar power and other forms of renewable energy—can help the renewable energy industry keep up its rapid growth, get these people on track to rewarding careers and lives, and help the country and planet in the process.