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Switching on to energy efficiency

2:36PM | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 |  As a small business starting out what can you do to minimise your electricity costs and exposure to the risk of price increases?

Eco reminder sticks with consumers

2:25PM | Friday, 4 February 2011 |  UK-based business HU2 has come up with a range of wall stickers reminding users to turn off, shut down or unplug equipment, helping consumers with their energy efficiency.

Start-up secures $3.5 million LPG grant

2:24PM | Tuesday, 1 February 2011 |  A Melbourne start-up has been awarded a $3.5 million Federal Government grant to develop a new high-tech LPG liquid injection system for vehicles.

Green clothes hanger a hit

1:38PM | Thursday, 20 January 2011 |  Eco-friendly fashion is a growth area that one canny Australian start-up has managed to cash in on.

Why should start-ups care about sustainability?

1:07PM | Monday, 17 January 2011 |  Although sustainability has been around for a long time, only recently has business become focused on its application. Here's why.

Cartridge refills offer a cleaner solution

1:16PM | Friday, 14 January 2011 |  A Canadian start-up has come up with the particularly clever concept of refilling cleaning product cartridges with tap water.

Barefoot Power

1:36PM | Wednesday, 5 January 2011 |  If vision, determination and social conscience were the only benchmarks of entrepreneurship, Stewart Craine would be considered one of the top business leaders in Australia.

Cut back on waste

12:53PM | Monday, 13 December 2010 |  If you really want to make a difference to the environment and your bottom line, the place to focus is on waste.

Green trend could sprout pop-up business

12:38PM | Monday, 13 December 2010 |  There’s a new urban gardening trend that’s greening up both private balconies and shared city spaces.

Get back to nature

11:10AM | Wednesday, 17 November 2010 |  If you love the outdoors – but find yourself trapped inside due to work or weather – you’ll love the concept that Curb has come up with.
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