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April 1, 2007 at 7:37 am 23 comments

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  • 1. greencitybaltimore  |  April 1, 2007 at 7:46 am

    Global investor and research portals that look at the renewable
    energy, water and greentech sectors.

    Contain industry and stock news, exclusive articles and financial columnists, audio interviews, investor conferences, Blogs, and a directory of stocks in the sector.

    http://www.renewableenergystocks.com
    http://www.RenewableEnergyStocks.comR,
    > http://www.FuelCellCarNews.comR,
    >www.EnvironmentStocks.com ,
    >www.Water-Stocks.com and
    > http://www.GreentechInvestor.com

    The portals offer a service for Renewable and Greentech
    news and press release submission at:
    http://investorideas.com/NewsUploader/ as
    well as research and article submission at: http://investorideas.com/NewsUploader/Submit_Article/

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  • 2. greencitybaltimore  |  April 1, 2007 at 8:00 am

    Membership directory of the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Alliance website at:

    http://www.csballiance.org/pages/memberdir.html

    -Features various Baltimore-based businesses.

    The Chesapeake Sustainable Business Alliance (“CSBA”) is an an alliance that educates the public on the importance of supporting the local economy, and encourages businesses and consumers to be environmentally sustainable and socially responsible.

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  • 3. greencitybaltimore  |  April 1, 2007 at 8:08 am

    The Clean Energy Partnership (“CEP”) – Silver Spring based nonprofit which organizes businesses in Maryland, DC, and Virginia to support practical solutions to global warming and air pollution.

    http://www.cleanenergypartnership.org.

    Member business directory at http://www.cleanenergypartnership.org/members/index.cfm.

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  • 4. dougretzler  |  April 1, 2007 at 10:04 pm

    Co-op America
    Promoting economic strategies for a better world.
    National Green Pages,
    Handbook for Green & Successful Investing

    http://www.coopamerica.org

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  • 5. loisgreencity  |  April 4, 2007 at 8:12 pm

    Broker starts program for green coverage, 3/30/07 article Baltimore Business Journal

    Garnet Captive Insurance Services, a small unit of giant property and casualty insurer W.R. Berkley Corp., is starting a new green group self-insurance program targeting companies with sustainable business practices.

    http://baltimore.bizjournals.com/baltimore/othercities/sanfrancisco/stories/2007/04/02/story14.html?b=1175486400%5E1439842

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  • 6. loisgreencity  |  April 7, 2007 at 10:35 am

    The Ultimate Green Energy Stock Challenge – are you the Ultimate Tech Investor? Find out– compete against other players trading in virtual green energy stocks with virtual dollars. Winner of last year’s contest (summer 2006) won a free electric car by ZAP.

    http://www.greentechinvestor.com/

    Details for 2007 contest coming soon

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  • 7. loisgreencity  |  April 8, 2007 at 12:10 pm

    The Court’s Green-Light Ruling for Green Tech

    Washington Post’s 4/8/07 about how the Supreme Court’s ruling last week that the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases linked to global warming expected to fuel the “greentech industry” boom.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/06/AR2007040601790.html

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  • 8. loisgreencity  |  April 13, 2007 at 6:16 pm

    Sustainlane

    A community powered directory of green products and businesses and user reviews.

    Help your friends and family go green by recommending the green businesses and products you love.

    http://www.sustainlane.com/

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  • 9. dougretzler  |  April 17, 2007 at 9:51 am

    Citizens Network for Sustainable Development (CitNet)
    Aan independent, non-profit network bringing together U.S.-based organizations, communities, and individuals working on sustainability issues across the country.
    CitNet works in the local, regional, and global arenas to make sustainable development a reality. It does this by supporting citizen-led activities in development, monitoring and implementation of sustainability initiatives, promoting civil society participation in policy fora, and connecting individuals and organizations.
    The network was created in October 1990 as the U.S. Citizens Network for UNCED, to help coordinate civil society participation in the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development. Since then, CitNet members have spent over a decaede working to make real the Earth Summit vision of a more sustainable and equitable world.
    11426 Rockville Pike, Suite 306
    Rockville, MD 20852

    (301) 770-6375
    info@citnet.org

    WWW: http://citnet.org

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  • 10. loisgreencity  |  April 25, 2007 at 2:24 am

    Sacred Dog Productions

    Business that enables organizations and individuals in the Baltimore-Washington area to grow and thrive in an evolving global environment. Does this by offering education and training on Sustainability and related topics.

    http://www.sacreddogllc.com

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  • 11. Lois  |  April 28, 2007 at 2:59 pm

    The Women’s Industrial Exchange – A National Treasure

    http://www.womansindustrialexchange.org/history.htm

    HIstoric gift shop & tea room in downtown Baltimore on Historic Charles Street. Originally founded in late 1800s shortly after the Civil War to help Civil War widows and other needy women “discreetly earn a living” by selling their crafts. Its mission is still to actively support women’s economic advancement. The Exchange serves disadvantaged women, families, displaced workers, and others seeking to establish careers – particularly home-based careers. It provides them with opportunities for greater financial security by maintaining a sales room for their handcrafted items and by developing new programs and services.

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  • 12. loisgreencity  |  May 3, 2007 at 2:15 pm

    Greater Baltimore Technology Council

    Harnesses the local technological, investment, educational, governmental, and entrepreneurial resources to grow a strong technology community.

    http://www.gbtechcouncil.org/

    Upcoming Events:

    Golf Classic, May 21st, Hunt Valley Golf Club

    Batltle of the Bands, June 7th, Federal Hill

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  • 13. loisgreencity  |  May 15, 2007 at 5:53 pm

    Would you like your business to save money, reduce waste, and be recognized for protecting the Chesapeake Bay? If so you should join Businesses for the Bay!

    Businesses for the Bay is a voluntary team of forward-looking businesses, industries, government facilities and other organizations within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
    We are committed to implementing pollution prevention in our daily operations and reducing our releases of chemical contaminants and other wastes to the Chesapeake Bay. As members of Businesses for the Bay, we helped design this pollution prevention program.

    http://www.chesapeakebay.net/b4bay.htm

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  • 14. loisgreencity  |  May 21, 2007 at 9:16 pm

    CSBA “Circle of Green Entrepreneurs” meet the 2nd Wed of every month, 6-7 PM, at Bluehouse, 1407 Fleet Street, Baltimore

    http://www.csballiance.org/index.html

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  • 15. loisgreencity  |  May 21, 2007 at 9:16 pm

    CSBA sponsors a “Green Happy Hour” the first Mon of every month (location varies):

    http://www.csballiance.org/index.html

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  • 16. Tina Fraley  |  May 31, 2007 at 3:20 pm

    TerraLogos Green Home Service
    We preform home energy inspections. We want to help your home be more green and more energy efficent.

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  • 17. Lois Tuttle  |  June 7, 2007 at 12:14 pm

    Baltimore Development Corporation

    http://www.baltimoredevelopment.com

    The City of Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a 501(c)(3) corporation contracted with the City of Baltimore to provide economic development services. With a mission to retain and expand existing employers and attract new ones, we work collaboratively within City government, and with private partners, to deliver services that will help your business grow.

    BDC has initiated and/or is collaborating in urban renewal initiatives in various neighborhoods throughout Baltimore. BDC also staffs the City’s brownfields activities, addressing and overcoming regulatory, financing, and liability hurdles that inhibit Brownfields redevelopment. BDC staff is advised by the Baltimore Brownfields Industrial Redevelopment Council, whose members are drawn broadly from business, community, and government stakeholders and experts.

    See website for more info.

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  • 18. loisgreencity  |  June 8, 2007 at 12:36 pm

    Living Legacy Development, LLC – Empowering Baltimore’s Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow

    *Bonded and Insured*

    Provides a wide range of Eco-friendly, non-toxic cleaning services for your residential and commercial needs, including:
    1) Weekly, monthly, or seasonal maintenance, 2) Deep Cleaning, 3) Post-Construction Cleanup, 4) Open House Cleaning and Staging, 5) Pre-sale Cleaning, 6) Rental Unit Cleaning, 7) Window Washing and more!!!!

    Formed by a former Baltimore City Public Schools teacher after the murder of one of her former students. Employs current Baltimore City PUblic Schools students in the business.

    Call Erica@ 410-419-3554 for a free on-site estimate. Or E-mail at Choctaws1976@verizon.net

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  • 19. loisgreencity  |  June 12, 2007 at 5:55 pm

    Green Pizza Firm Delivers Values

    5/29/07 article in Baltimore Sun

    Article about a Minnesota pizza delivery company which emphasizes environmental sustainability and protection in its business practices, uses organic and locally grown ingredients when possible, and donates a small portion of its profit to hunger relief and other charities. Company utilzes electric cars to delliver pizzas.

    Visit its website at:

    http://galacticpizza.com/

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  • 20. alterego  |  July 2, 2007 at 12:48 pm

    alterego is a local retailer of sustainable building materials such as countertops from icetsone and paperstone and flooring from teragren and expanko. Please visit our website for more information.

    http://www.alter-e.com

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  • 21. loisgreencity  |  July 13, 2007 at 12:56 pm

    GreenBiz Leaders

    http://www.greenbizleaders.com/

    The Center for Environmental Leadership Practices

    Vast website features hundreds of examples of how companies of all sizes and sectors align environmental responsibility with business success, as judged by independent agencies and organizations.

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  • 22. cheritycall  |  October 27, 2008 at 2:18 pm

    How are you?, Do something to help the hungry people from Africa or India,
    I added this blog about this subject:
    at http://tinyurl.com/5qlbzs

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  • 23. Ayanna Burns  |  March 26, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Me and Earl were considering getting a few solar power systems for our residence not too long ago. The only concern was the price. The most inexpensive solar system we identified was about 15 thousand bucks. It could have taken us decades to recover that amount of money. Anyway, we happened across these instructions for creating your own solar panel products. We ended up going that route. It ended up saving us quite a bit of cash, and the no cost, environmentally friendly electricity is fantastic! 🙂 We run a number of of our appliances off this grid.

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