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BlogNews (October 26, 2010)   Are you a small green business in search of financing? Get an exclusive look into the green loan process at microfinance leader ACCION USA. Register now » Are you a small business with green principles and need working capital?  Are you a…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Use your Green Business Network membership to get discounts on packaging. Green Business Network members receive one hour of free consultation (a $120 value) on custom packaging available through Salazar Packaging, Inc. and a 10% discount on…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The Green Business Network has two seats on the Green America board.  We are seeking business members to run in the next election. Board member responsibilities include representing  business members on the board, assisting with fundraising…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Green Festival returns for our 7th year to the WashingtonConvention Center Oct. 23-24. We’re bringing together over 350 green businesses and 125 speakers and artists to share sustainable solutions for successful communities and a healthy…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Join us Tuesday, Oct. 19 to learn about and sign up for the new B2B barter network that lets you use what you have to get what you need—without using cash! REGISTER NOW » Tuesday, October 19, 2 p.m. EST / 1 p.m. CST / 12 p.m. MST / 11 a.m. PST…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The top five candidates for the 2010 Green Business Leadership Award are IN! This year the candidates are: Canvas Dreams, Divine Chocolate, Klean Kanteen, RSF Social Finance, and To-Go Ware! Voting starts Oct. 11. Green Business Network members…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The Green Business Network team is searching for more ways to save our members money and connect our businesses with what they need to grow. GBN has created a RFP process to solicit bids for offering web hosting and green office supplies. Please…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Green America staff joined over two thousand people for ‘Appalachia Rising’ which was the largest national day of action calling for the abolition of mountaintop coal removal and strip mining. The massive mobilization kicked off with a rally…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Green America with the American Sustainable Business Council and Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families is addressing the need to strengthen the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the primary federal law created to regulate dangerous chemicals.…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) In the wake of the Supreme Court decision that opened up elections to unconstrained corporate spending, Green America is now working with our colleagues at the American Sustainable Business Council to promote a new approach to funding elections.…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Books-a-Million kicked off its first promotion with the Green America Better Paper Project to spotlight a handful of magazines using recycled paper. The six participating titles each have their own sign under the title indicating that "This…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) Get to know the two-time People's Choice Award winning business that has helped consumers to eliminate hundreds of millions of disposables. You may know Vincent as the owner of ReuseableBags.com, the only two-time winner of our People's Choice…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) NativeEnergy’s Greensburg Wind Farm has exceeded expectations in the five months since it went online. The wind farm has operated at close to 20% above the forecasted amount, saving the planet an extra 2,900 short tons of CO2, a donation on top of…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) SmartCEO Magazine has named The Big Bad Woof as one of the EcoCEO finalists. The EcoCEO feature in the November issue will recognize thirty companies who have gone above and beyond to maintain green initiatives within their companies and dedicate…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) SVN member Ken Lee, co-founder of Lotus Foods with Caryl Levine, presented at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative on their work to expand the use of systems of rice intensification (SRI) to alleviate poverty. SRI rice takes a…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) President Obama signed a bill to help small businesses expand and hire by cutting their taxes and creating a $30 billion loan fund, with the goal of creating incentives that will help small businesses right away. The bill creates a government fund…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) The White House is going solar, Obama administration officials announced, as part of a broader push to promote renewable energy nationwide and reduce emissions. The announcement comes after White House officials recently dismissed active campaigns…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) Last Monday, Hershey, one of the largest and oldest chocolate manufacturers in the US, released its first-ever corporate social responsibility report. According to a counter report released at the same time by Green America, Global Exchange, ILRF,…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   President Obama has appointed Elizabeth Warren to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as a special advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury. Green America campaigned actively with the American Sustainable Business Council and Green…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010) Despite international condemnation, the Uzbekistan government is mandating that teachers shut down their classes and force millions of children as young as ten to work in cotton fields instead of attending school, in order to meet government-…