We see stories in the news everyday about the sorry state of personal health, especially in developed countries, including the trends of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other related effects that declining health can have on the body. But along with those health issues, there is a growing interest in getting fit and healthy and learning to eat better, so if you have an interest in fitness and nutrition, and want to help others help themselves, then one green business idea to consider is starting a personal trainer and diet planning business.
What if there were a mobile app that helped you live greener and save money, all while helping alleviate global poverty? Check out Whole Planet Foundation’s Make Change, Not Waste app.
Ever looked at the gift basket selection around Christmas, Easter, or any other major holiday and thought, “I’d love to get a gift basket for someone, but that one’s just full of GMO garbage”? If so, you’re not alone. Even at Whole Foods, getting a gift basket for someone often means a whole mess of packaging, non-local foods, and potentially a fair bit of GMO junk (though Whole Foods has declared that by 2018 there will be no more GMOs in their stores).
Food trucks are popping up all over major cities. Are they sustainable food businesses? The concept of food trucks has been around since the 50’s but the gourmet food truck [ … ]