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Maryruth Belsey Priebe | Elance
Last Sign-in: Nov 16, 2015

Maryruth Belsey Priebe

Green writing and communications
  |   Calgary, Alberta


Engaging, powerful communication is the fuel on which your green vision runs. It's what differentiates you from the competition by captivating prospects and converting them into clients.

As a published writer, this is the kind of content I create every day for my clients. With a specialty in environmental journalism - from cleantech to green consumer choices, green business ideas to eco-friendly home renovations, organic gardening to recycling - I work efficiently to craft the perfect content on time and within budget.

I can provide...

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Retrofitting buildings without tearing them down - innovative and energy-saving...
How government and private investors worked together to bring hybrid trucks to market
Using acupuncture to treat common ailments in dogs and cats.
How yoga and meditation can benefit teens experiencing depression and low self-esteem.
How to incorporate natural concepts into your holiday plans to have a peaceful,...
Using ground-source heat pumps on campus to lower energy costs
I wrote this article for as part of a comprehensive guide to sustainable...
Tips for creating a fun, green Halloween
Dressing up with beautiful, eco-friendly jewelry and accessories
How choosing the right plant material can help to reduce energy costs
How retrofitting building lighting saved a campus significant money
The story of a small community that fought back to create a cleaner, healthier community
The Sixth Revolution: Leaping the Valley of Death in the cleantech industry
Selecting and preparing menus that are better for your carbon footprint
Keep cats and dog safe over the Christmas holidays
How telecommuting can help cut costs
These species will clean and freshen indoor air naturally
What's happening in the green tech world
How to feet your pets without conventional toxins and hazards
How to get from idea to product in tough economic times
Heating, cooling, and powering buildings using passive solar techniques
How permeable concrete surfaces benefit buildings and climate
How to gear up for yoga without harming the environment
The impact paper has on climate change
How someone else's trash can become your renovation treasure with these beautiful,...

Skills (5)

Technical Writing
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
My Score
Computer Skills

Service Description

I'm an experienced writer with proven expertise in research, writing, and communicating complex issues to consumers. I've worked with several startup projects as a founding writer, helping to develop cutting edge, informative content that's accessible and fun. I am also very experienced in writing content for magazines and technical publications.

I am a very efficient, deadline-oriented writer with attention to detail and an openness to feedback. I work quickly and accurately and will be diligent in obtaining your satisfaction with the completed project.

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Mount Royal College
Fundraising Management Certificate
2004 - 2005
Ambrose University College
Master of Arts
2001 - 2003
Eastern College
Certificate in Sustainable Development
2000 - 2000
King's University College
Bachelor of Arts Degree
1994 - 1997
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green writer / editor
eco-friendly how-tos
natural health / wellbeing
SEO / keyword opt
research assistant
international travel
vegetarianism / veganism
clean / renewable energy
solar / wind / geothermal
green economy
sustainable building design
social entrepreneurs
green entrepreneurs
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
May 2008
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