There are many ways to go green, you just need to seek them out. You can avail green web hosting solutions, build an eco-friendly house, use remanufactured inkjet cartridges or buy Earth-friendly sandals. Today, I want you to learn another way to go green which is investing your money on green companies. If you invest in these green companies, you are also investing in the future of your children. These companies make the world a better place to live in for you and your family as well as the next generation. Avoid investing in companies that destroy our environment. Even if they promise you high returns on your investment, investing to them is not worth it. Even if you will not be getting high returns on your green stocks, you should still be proud because your doing your part in preserving our planet – our only home.
There are probably hundreds of green companies that are selling green stocks right now. I just want to share some of these remarkable companies to you. If you know other companies worthy to be in the list, please share them in the comment box below.
Winslow Green Solutions Fund (WGGFX)
This global equity fund primarily invests in equity securities of companies worldwide that provide solutions to environmental challenges. Though this fund may invest in any industry sector, it focuses on certain environmentally-oriented investment themes such as green building, green transportation, environmental services, resource efficiency, sustainable living, clean energy, waste management, and the like.
Blue Earth Solutions Incorporation (BESN)
This company is involved in the recycling business particularly in the polystyrene foam recycling. Polystyrene is difficult to recycle but Blue Earth developed a special solvent which breaks down polystyrene into its constituent molecules, which can be reused again to make new polystyrene foams or other products. Other products of this green company includes Tire Muscle, Nu-Silver, Bu-Brass, Nu-Chrome, Diaper Ease and Dumpster Ease.
WFI Industries (WFI.TO)
WFI Industries make it possible for buildings and subdivisions to enjoy the use of geothermal energy, a renewable type of energy. WFI drills long pipes into the ground, and then circulates air through them. The hot air produce will used to heat houses in winter months. Since the temperature underground is almost constant year round, houses and buildings can use geothermal energy 24/7, 365 days a year.
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)
This company manufactures solar panels, which use light energy (photons) from the sun to generate electricity through photovoltaic effect. The generated electricity could be used in residential and commercial applications. Besides from being the second-largest maker of solar panels worldwide, First Solar ranked sixth in Fast Company’s list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies and 1st on Forbes’s list of America’s 25 fastest-growing technology companies.
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK)
Fuel Tech Inc. is the leader in air pollution control business. It has a variety of patented, state-of-the-art proprietary technologies that are focused on pollution control, particularly targeting nitrogen oxides (NOx) produced in combustion sources. Nitrogen oxides are among the greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Nitrogen dioxide (N2O) for example is has 310 times the ability to trap heat in the atmosphere as compared to carbon dioxide. With Fuel Tech customized Nox control systems, nitrogen oxide emissions can be reduced by 30%-85%.
Power Plug (PLUG)
This company is manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells. Hydrogen is a clean energy source as it produces almost no pollution. It is a good alternative to fossil fuels which release harmful gases in the atmosphere.
Bio-Solutions Corp. (OTCBB: BISU)
This company produces organic insecticides for mosquitoes that transmit malaria. Their organic insecticide GREENEX eradicates mosquito larvae up to 98% within 24 hours. GREENEX is better than chemical insecticides that can harm animals and humans. In addition to GREENEX, the company also produces veterinary care and organic dietary supplements for livestock.
About the Author
Raymund Camat plans to buy shares from eco-friendly companies in the future. He currently saves money to invest. He works at ColorTonerExpert.com, a green company that sells eco-friendly Lexmark laser toner cartridges and Okidata laser toner cartridges. Follow ColorTonerExpert at Facebook and Twitter.