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Green tech finds (1/6/11)

Article: Green tech finds (1/6/11)

The mother of all electronics trades shows — CES — starts today, so lots of new on that front this week… plus another green Groupon, and hornets that harvest solar power.

CES’ green cred for real?: CES is promoting itself as green this year; Heather Clancy at GreenTech Pastures and Matthew Wheeland at Greenbiz dig into the claims, and the impact, of the monster trade show.
Bob Marley comes to CES: The House of Marley, a company founded by the legendary musician’s family, is debuting its eco-friendly lines of earbuds, headphones, and docks at CES.

Vancouver entrepreneur set to launch "green Groupon"

Article: Vancouver entrepreneur set to launch "green Groupon"

“Deal-a-day” service Groupon has grown dramatically since it’s launch, so it’s no surprise that other entrepreneurs are figuring out ways to replicate this model. Today’s Vancouver Sun tells the story of one BC-based entrepreneur looking to ride the group buying wave… but with a decidedly green tint.