"As you read this book, looking through the eyes of a man who sees not problems, but opportunities for new ways to inhabit our world, you can't help but get excited. Often I am asked by eager fans of sustainability, "What can I do to make a difference? I have all this passion and energy, but I don't know where to start!" Well, now there's a much better answer than I've been able to give before. Quite simply, it's this: Read this book, then take the first step. Reinvent the work you do and watch what happens. The inspiration you'll find herein is worth its weight in gold (and sunshine!)."
Sarah Susanka, architect and author of The Not So Big House series, and The Not So Big Life
"Kermit is wrong! It's easy being green...just read Croston's book.He provides a terrific guide to an amazing array of business eco-opportunities, and tells you how to take advantage of them!" Ray Smilor, Executive Director of the Beyster Institute RadySchool of Management at UC San Diego Author of Daring Visionaries: How Entrepreneurs Build Companies, Inspire Allegiance, and Create Wealth
“75 Green Businesses gets you quickly up to speed on the fast-paced trends propelling the green economy and shows you where to find the opportunities. If you’re considering starting your own green business, Croston’s book has practically written about half your business plan for you. A terrific resource.”
Josh Dorfman Founder & CEO of Vivavi & Author of The Lazy Environmentalist
“Browsing through these pages will inspire some directly toward a new career and prompt others to invent new business models. Expect to see a dog-eared copy sitting on every shelf of the next generation of entrepreneurs."
Eric Corey Freed Principal, organicARCHITECT Author, GreenBuilding & Remodeling for Dummies
"The biggest opportunities of the 21st century are green businesses. This wonderful book offers people who want to get involved a very comprehensive listing of those many opportunities as well as numerous links to more information. Read it and get inspired."
Greg Pahl Author of The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis.
"75 Green Businesses" is a compendium of opportunity for the next generation of entrepreneurs.Deeper in scope than its "green" title belies, Croston has developed a virtual barrel full of ducks to shoot when looking for new mission-driven business opportunities”
John Rook Founder and President of Dwell Creative
“75 Green Businesses is a comprehensive overview of the green-business revolution.This timely book highlights numerous ways in which people around the world, who are concerned about the environment, are making a difference.Croston needs to be commended for researching and presenting examples of innovative and credible business opportunities which contribute toward an environmentally sustainable Planet Earth!” Elizabeth Israel Founder and President of Green Microfinance
“Anyone wanting to be part of the swelling green wave is in luck with this book. Since I think the green wave is really a green tsunami, now is the time for anyone interested in being part of the rebuilding of the economy to buy this book. This can be your first step in building a greener America.”