Jocelyn Tice

Eco-friendly distributor wins biz plan award

Jocelyn Tice, owner of Green Duck Biodegradables, won a $1,500 award yesterday in an annual business plan contest held by New Visions, New Ventures. Green Duck  sells compostable and biodegradable packaging to restaurants and other businesses. BizSense profiled the start-up last October. New Visions, New Ventures  is a non-profit economic development group based downtown that… Read more »

Business owners look forward to ‘09

Before the bubbly started flowing, BizSense asked a few local business owners about their resolutions were for 2009. Here are the responses:

Green Plate Club

Sugarcane clamshells and corn cutlery? Nope, not lost lyrics from “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” They are products from Green Duck Biodegradables, a local distributor for eco-friendly food containers and utensils. Founder Jocelyn Tice opened the business last month with an initial investment of $5,000. Her first big order: providing all the compostable food packaging for… Read more »