Monthly Archives: April 2011

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Eco-minded media duo spreads green message in Chicago and beyond

If you’ve taken a cab ride somewhere in Chicago in the last week or so, you probably had a peek at one of the latest green projects by a husband-wife team that’s cutting a swath in the green lifestyles and … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Growing Home celebrates Earth Day with new deal to farm more organic veggies

Earth Day at Growing Home on Chicago’s South Side might as well be just another day of trainees, workers and volunteers getting their hands dirty in organic soil in vacant city-owned lots. But the non-profit will celebrate Earth Day by … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Green-biz advocates see red over new city ordinance

Local green business leaders are seeing red over a new green business certification ordinance passed Wednesday by the Chicago City Council. The ordinance will create a green business program run by the city’s Department of the Environment that’s intended to … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: ‘Legal incubator’ aims to catapult green entrepreneurs to success

Tom Stevens, an attorney who owns a law firm in the Loop, is helping green entrepreneurs and other start-up mavericks beyond the typical pro bono work that many lawyers do. A former Illinois state tax prosecutor, Mr. Stevens hung up that … Continue reading

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