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Edible Manhattan: A Greener Way to Clean

Edible Manhattan: A Greener Way to Clean

Every entrepreneur has that “aha!” moment—an instant when a single, riveting business vision crystalizes. For Anselm Doering, the magical moment came in 2001, in a rest-stop bathroom off I-87. The fluorescent glare illuminated a sign that read “Proud to be cleaned by Lysol.” Anselm, who had run a pioneering green products store called Earth General…

NY Times: Sandy Soaks Green Business by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

NY Times: Sandy Soaks Green Business by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

After the rain had stopped and the winds had died down, IceStone president and CEO Dal LaMagna thought his countertop manufacturing company had escaped the worst of Hurricane Sandy. And at first glance, the road leading to the IceStone manufacturing facility in the Brooklyn Navy Yard didn’t appear to have suffered major flooding. Mr. LaMagna’s hope faded when…

Adrien Grenier and Yahoo “Plugged In” Contestants Stop by EcoLogic Headquarters

Adrien Grenier and Yahoo "Plugged In" Contestants Stop by EcoLogic Headquarters

The six contestants in Yahoo’s “Plugged In” show, an environmentally-oriented competition program hosted by actor Adrien Grenier, deliver bags of salt to the EcoLogic Solutions office in the Brooklyn Navy Yard as part of a sustainability challenge. See if you can spot Anselm explaining to the contestants how our technology can turn salt into natural…

Greenwich Country Day School Expands Menu of “Green” Features

Greenwich Country Day School Expands Menu of "Green" Features

Juice spills, paint drips and knocked-over snacks are part of the day for every preschool teacher. Teachers at Greenwich Country Day School were no exception, routinely wiping down children’s desks with Clorox disinfecting wipes multiple times a day. But the school this past year discarded its disinfecting wipes, as well as its all-purpose cleansers and dish detergent,…

EcoLogic Solutions’ “Green Office” Featured on the Urban Gardener

EcoLogic Solutions' "Green Office" Featured on the Urban Gardener

Living walls made out of plants. Desks fashioned from reclaimed doors. Our “greener than green” headquarters in the Brooklyn Navy Yard gets a close-up in this segment on the Urban Gardener show. Bravo!

Forbes: Why Being a Social Enterprise Can Help You Win Customers

Forbes: Why Being a Social Enterprise Can Help You Win Customers

Here’s one benefit to being a social enterprise: It can help you sell. That, of course, isn’t the reason people start such businesses. You launch a double or triple-bottom-line company because you have a mission and think the best way to make it happen is through a not- only- for-profit enterprise. But it’s also true…

Crain’s: A Corporate Status for the Crunchy Set

Crain's: A Corporate Status for the Crunchy Set

Anselm Doering has worked hard to make his company, EcoLogic Solutions, into a poster child for environmentally and socially responsible business practices. “We’re as green as they come,” said Mr. Doering, whose firm brought in about $2 million in revenue in 2011 by making a green cleaning product for use in institutions. Indeed, EcoLogic powers…

EcoLogic Solutions wins EPA’s highest award

April 2012 Brooklyn, NY — EcoLogic Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of environmentally preferable cleaning chemicals and technologies for commercial users, today received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s highest honor — the 2012 E.P.A. Environmental Quality Award. The prestigious award is given annually to a select number of individuals, companies, and organizations that…

NY Times: Where Money Buys “Wow” by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

NY Times: Where Money Buys "Wow" by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

When your company logo features a goateed beatnik with sunglasses and a beret, your products better be artistic and cool. Thom De Jesu delivers. Mr. De Jesu is the owner of Daddy-O Productions, Inc., an award-winning scenery shop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard that builds props and sets for theater stages, television sets, and various…

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