Sep 16, 2021
Women ‘Green-Sports-Preneurs’: Monika Dharia, Founder of GreenGear
Despite the global pandemic, Green-Sports entrepreneurship has been thriving. Many of the new businesses and nonprofits are run by women. GreenSportsBlog is running an occasional series, “Women Green-Sports-Preneurs,” to highlight some of the inspiring new ventures and the women behind them.
Jul 26, 2019
How Your Favorite Sports Teams are Greening the Future of Sports
As you pick up your Impossible Cheesesteak at the next Phillies game, did you ever consider if there are any chemicals in the grease resistant paper underneath the sandwich? Whether your college basketball stadium is composting? Or even if there’s recycling at stadiums?
Jul 8, 2019
GreenGear Supply Company's EcoRain Ponchos "Go Green" with Braskem's Sustainably Sourced Sugarcane Based Bioplastic
Braskem's I'm Green™ Polyethylene (PE) Bioplastic Brings a Carbon Negative Renewable Materials Solution to GreenGear Supply's Durable and Reusable EcoRain Poncho
May 2, 2019
Class of 2019: Saving the World, One Poncho at a Time
When Monika Dharia ’19 was looking for rain gear product lines at Duke, she realized there weren’t any eco-friendly options for ponchos—the only products on the market were disposable and petroleum-based.
Apr 8, 2019
Meet the 2019 Startup Yale Prize Winners
Four student teams took home 2019’s Startup Yale prizes on April 5, in the culmination of a three-day event celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation at Yale.
Dec 11, 2018
Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grant: The 2018 Winners
This year’s winners of the Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grants have something in common – a desire to reduce waste and improve the environmental footprint of the apparel industry. These $10,000 venture grants are disbursed annually by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment to provide funding and mentorship to new eco-ventures.