Going green is the need of present time. Today, not tomorrow, is the high time that we humans wake up to the dangerous reality of climate change.
We need to get serious in seeking and implementing the environment friendly practices if we want to maintain living conditions on earth. After all, the consequences of pollution are known to every one of us.
Here we have prepared a list of 50 best, in fact new innovative green and eco-friendly small business opportunities for eco-minded entrepreneurs:
1. Air duct cleaner
Become an air duct cleaner to help local households breath clean and fresh air by removing dust, hair and other harmful contaminants from their air ducts.
2. Automobile Mechanic
Acquire auto repair skills to inspect and repair or maintain faulty cars and other vehicles in your community.
3. Bio-diesel Production
Utilize vegetable oils, animal fats, waste cooking oil like materials to produce bio-diesel in order to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions released by fossil based diesel.
4. Biomass Briquettes
Use various organic materials such as rice husk, groundnut shells, agriculture waste and solid waste to make biomass briquettes to offer people a viable alternative to the use of fossil fuels.
5. Basket Weaver
Make and promote environment friendly wicker baskets to replace plastic baskets that adversely affect environment.
6. Bio-pesticide Production
Produce and promote the use of bio-pesticides to reduce the adverse effects of conventional or chemical based pesticides on soil, water, air and beneficial insect population.
7. Bicycle Repairer
Provide bicycle repair service to encourage the use of more bicycles instead of scooters, cars and other pollution creating vehicles in your community.
8. Composting Service
Don’t let the food waste to end up in landfills by offering composting services to the local households that surround you.
9. Cactus Arranger
You may also ponder upon becoming a cactus arranger to create and target cactus arrangements to those who love green decoration.
10. Carpet Cleaner
Utilize high powered vacuum cleaners and shampoos to remove deeply trapped dust mite infestations from carpets.
11. Floral Designer
Become a floral designer or florist to arrange flowers into an aesthetically pleasing designs provided you have a flair for creativity.
12. Glass Artist
Become a glass artist to create crafts out of glass waste and bring reduction in the pollution that results from hazardous glass.
13. Green Painter
Get well trained in implementing the best environment friendly solutions to create prints that will ensure the protection of health of your clients and environment as well.
14. Green Beauty Products
Make and promote a variety of plant based beauty products to help root out the chemical products that leave adverse effects on planet.
15. Green Home Cleaner
You may also commit to become a green house cleaner to deliver safe and environment friendly cleaning services to local households.
16. Herb Plant Grower
If you have some space available and the soil conditions are supportive, then consider becoming a herb plant grower to cultivate a variety of medical plants.
Become a herbalist and provide herb or plant based remedies and treatment for skin problems, allergies, arthritis and stress related issues.
18. Green App Developer
If you are environmentally inclined, think about becoming a green app developer to help people implement green practices or in other words live green.
19. Janitorial Service
Turn your passion for cleaning into real dollars by becoming a janitor to offer cleaning and maintenance services to your local schools, hospitals and residential establishments.
20. Organic chocolate
Make organic chocolates to help mitigate the harm conventional chocolates leave on a child’s health and on environment.
20. Organic Baby Food
Aid parents nurture their babies with organic food to limit the potential harms conventional food leave on the health of infants.
21. Solar Panel Installer
Become a solar panel installer to offer solar panel installation services to your local households.
22. Energy Efficient Stoves
Manufacture and expand the use of energy efficient stoves in rural regions to reduce the output of toxic soot and smoke released by fire wood and coal.
23. Hydro power plant
Make use of the river basins(if available) in your area and establish a hydro power plant to give rural population access to electricity.
24. Solar Heater Installer
Receive some specified level of training and experience to offer solar heater installation services to the local households.
25. Solar Heater Repairer
Additionally, you may offer solar heater repair and maintenance services to prevent solar heaters from scaling corrosion like problems.
26. Jute Bag Maker
Make and expand the use of 100% biodegradable, recyclable and environment friendly jute bags to reduce the negative impact of plastic bags on environment.
27. Paper Bag Maker
Or, you can buy a paper bag making machine to limit the use of plastic bags that leave devastating effect on environment.
28. Paper Cup Maker
Take part in the reduction of adverse effects released by plastic cups by making and encouraging the use of paper cups.
29. Paper Plate Maker
Or, you could make and encourage the usage of paper plates instead of plastic plates, after all paper unlike plastic proves much favorable to environment.
30. Garbage Collector
Become a garbage collector to pickup waste from residential neighborhoods, public parks and commercial places and dump the refuse in truck.
31. Trash Removal Services
Sweep up reasonable profits by offering trash removal services at your place. However the task is bit dangerous.
32. Pool Maintainer
Remove debris, dirt, bacteria etc from the pools of local home owners, gym owners, hotels, apartment complexes by becoming a pool maintainer.
33. Environmental Consultant
Become an environmental consultant to offer advisory services and assessment on matters that pertain to the management of environmental problems.
34. Furniture Upcycler
For the better environmental value, you could also be interested in becoming a furniture upcycler to transform useless or old furniture into new materials.
35. Organic Caterer
Become an organic caterer to help in reducing carbon footprints by using locally grown food from farmers.
36. Green wedding planner
Become a green wedding planner to assist couples with planning, designing and managing their weddings in an environment friendly way.
Help in maintaining beautiful lawns and gardens by performing a variety of tasks that a professional landscaper is expected to.
38. Recycling plant
Turn recyclables such as paper, plastic, metals etc into new products to safeguard environment from further demolition.
39. Eco Hair Salon
Make your existing salon eco-friendly by using recyclable hair products so as to avoid the unhealthy effects left by chemicals on environment.
40. Green Blogger
Create a blog to write about environmental related topics and make money out of affiliate programs and advertising agencies like as Google Adsense.
41. Car sharing service
If the use of your car is just restricted to weekends, then offer a car sharing service to reduce the carbon footprint.
42. Sustainable Construction
Increase the usability of recycling material in construction works to help in conserving natural resources.
43. Online green store
Given the increase in environmental minded consumers, it is great time to gain their favour early on by starting an online store that sells environment friendly products.
44. Pro energy consultant
With social shifts towards green pushing the popularity of energy audit, you may become a pro energy consultant with a focus on lowering energy bills.
Lead eco-movement by shooting videos about food inspiration, beauty recipes, sustainable fashion etc and publishing them on YouTube.
46. Eco- Podcaster
Produce eco-friendly podcasts to inspire and encourage people live a life in a sustainable way.
47. EV charging station
Given the growing interest in electric vehicles, you may enter into a dealership agreement with an automotive company that manufactures electric vehicles.
48. Electric car dealer
Or, you might setup an EV charging station to supply energy to electric vehicles.
49. Organic juice bar
Open a juice bar with a specific focus on utilising sustainable ingredients to serve organic juices.
50. Eco Video games
Develop games that will help in instilling habits in children so that they live a eco-conscious lifestyle when they grow up.