There are several options available to individuals who want to start a green living business from home. If an individual does not want to go with a business opportunity, such as Watkins, then they may decide to venture out on their own into the various green living niches and create a work at home business for themselves. If you want to work in green living but are not sure which niche of green living would benefit you as a work-at-home business option, these ideas may help you decide.
Hydroponics is a niche of green living that deals primarily with growing vegetables, herbs and fruits in a water-based environment. This is a type of gardening that can be done inside or outside as well as in grow tents. It may be difficult at first for someone to see how hydroponics can lead to work-at-home business. The truth is the actual active hydroponics is somewhat difficult to break into however creating hydroponics kits can become a very lucrative business for someone with knowledge of hydroponics. Kits can be sold in begin her options or and refill options. For example a beginner kit would include the planting box, net pots, growing media, air, and nutrients. A refill kit would include the growing media, extranet pots and nutrients. A hydroponic kits can cost as little as $50 for someone to put together and can sell for as much as $100 depending on the quality of the kits.
Green consulting is a rapidly growing industry with several different niches. The first step to becoming a green consultants is to decide which niche you would like to work in. The most common niches are green business consulting, green home consulting and green lifestyle consulting. The second step to becoming a green consultant, is to obtain a green consultant certification. Certification courses are available online with the most common being an actual green consulting certification. The certification can cost as little as $200 or as much as $2000 depending on the depth of the program.
Green cleaning is an option and that’s many stay-at-home moms may choose. Green cleaning does not cover just made housekeeping work. Green cleaning services offer homeowners, renters and business owners the option of having housekeeping staff that will clean with only green products and only in natural methods. For someone with a background in housekeeping or housecleaning services this would be the perfect niche. Carpet cleaning, steam cleaning services and natural cleaning services are all part of this work-at-home option.