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Entries from October 28th, 2009

Kind Toys From The Organic Toy Company

October 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Environment, Organic, Sustainability

I’ve learnt a lot. Take cotton, for example.  A simple, natural material, you might think, but Natalie Southgate, founder of The Organic Toy Company knows otherwise.

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Duchy Originals: Are Good, Do Good, Taste Good!

October 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Environment, Organic, Sustainability

Established in 1990 by Prince Charles, Duchy Originals is a pioneer of the organic food movement. Beginning with a humble oaten biscuit in 1992, a recent partnership with Waitrose means the Duchy range will include over 500 organic products (see video below). Despite their success Duchy have remained true to the laudable values laid out [...]

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Calling All Single Gloves

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Environment, Non profit, Recycling, Special Occasions, Sustainability

Remember Green Thing? We introduced you to him last year and while he may appear to be a hideous monster he is, in fact, not hideous at all.

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Paul Graham: Benevolence in Startups

October 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Lovely People, Small Companies

Share and annotate your videos with Omnisio! Paul Graham, founder of ycombinator, discusses the value of benevolence when working with tech startups.

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Business Model Of The Day: Fix The Planet

October 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Small Companies

In case you haven’t come across iFixit before, they’re a relatively small startup that offer detailed electronics teardowns, DIY repair guides and all the tools you’d need to do them. Basically, they’re aim is to put the power back in the hands of the consumer, when it comes to the maintenance and repair of personal electronics.

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