Want to be a Green Entrepreneur? Here Are Some Business Ideas!




A lot of us are becoming more and more concerned with the environment. And there are many out there who don’t think that business interests couldn’t ever help the environment much. So what is a budding entrepreneur with eco-conscious supposed to do?

Thankfully, the desire to be green and the desire to make green don’t have to conflict! There are actually loads of business pursuits you could look into that will help you make money and save the environment. Remember that more and more consumers are turning towards these sorts of businesses. So the time is right to start concerning yourself with these business opportunities!

Sustainable construction

People don’t usually associate construction with eco-friendliness. And it’s true that this particular industry is often very damaging to the environment. But there are wrong ways to do it and right ways! You could look into construction opportunities that take advantage of green technologies. Alternatively, they could specialize in green buildings. You could also consider becoming a provider of sustainable construction materials. Where construction workers get their materials is often just as important as how they use them!



Organic foods

We all gotta eat, right? But a lot of us don’t eat right. “Organic” has kind of become a meaningless buzzword in the mainstream, which is a shame. Governments around the world have stretched the meaning of “organic” so that it means almost nothing special. But organic or locally-grown foods should always be the focus. Ethics should remain the key. You could look into organic catering that provides eco-friendly food to the public or to local businesses.

Green energy provider

Many will wonder how it’s actually possible to get started in the green energy business. How do you actually provide the energy to people? These aren’t exactly low-cost operations. But they’re perhaps one of the most important pursuits in modern eco-friendly practices. Being knowledgeable in environmental science and having a strong amount of capital will help you. Events such as Argentinian Renewable Energy Conference  can help you gain knowledge and business partners.



Recycled fashion

Sure, there are loads of people out there who wouldn’t be seen in anything other than the newest, most glamorous clothes. That might even be the only people you see shopping seriously in the fashion industry. But there are actually more high-end designers than ever working with recycled materials. After all, it’s less about the material than what you do with it, right? Fabric scraps and organic cotton are great starting points. But even plastic bottles can be recycled and turned into clothing!


So maybe what you want to do is help other businesses become more eco-friendly. Business owners who are interested in this will get the help of eco-consultants. They can help them with energy audits, green practices, things like that. You may be designing an environmental education program for employees or even children. Becoming a certified eco-consultant is the first step to making sure you get good clients.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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