Wednesday, September 9, 2015

UNC Students Open a Waterless Car Wash 
Students from UNC-Chapel Hill have started a business selling waterless car washes. "It saves 45 gallons or more per car wash, and most people don't realize how much water is wasted at a car wash," says Austin Helms, a student at the UNC Kenan Flagler Business School. Waterless Buddys will be opening to the public at University Place in Chapel Hill this fall. In the meantime, you can request an onsite car wash by going to their website. Read more »

Local Sustainable Coffee Business Expands 
For twenty years, Counter Culture Coffee of Durham has implemented practices of direct and fair trade with farmers, while selling wholesale to restaurants and specialty stores across the Triangle. The company, co-founded by Brett Smith, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler business school, chose to build and leverage relationships with farmers to implement sustainable and transparent practices that yield a better tasting bean. Counter Culture Coffee recently announced it will expand to the west coast. Read more »