Going Green: 11 Awesome Earth-Friendly Jobs

Going Green: 11 Awesome Earth-Friendly Jobs was originally published on College Recruiter.

Do you care about making a difference as much as you care about your career?

 

“Green” jobs — defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as jobs that produce goods or services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources, or jobs that use more environmentally friendly processes or fewer natural resources — have outpaced jobs in other categories by almost 250 percent over the last decade, and growth doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.

 

The 11 in-demand jobs profiled in this article show how you can make some green — while going green.

 

Organic farmer

 

As consumers become more educated about the negative effects of chemicals and pesticides in our food supply, they are demanding healthier, safer options.

 

A MarketWatch study showed that the increase in demand for organic food grew a whopping 73 percent between 2004 and 2009, and the USDA confirms that demand for organically produced food continues to outgrow supply, making this a winner of a job for anyone with a “green” thumb.  Continue reading . . .

 

Article by Dawn Dugan and courtesy of Salary.com&reg

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