Think taking on any business venture in this tired economy is bound to be a bust? Well think again, because there are a number of businesses out there going against all the odds and turning out more than just a few bucks. Despite hard times, a handful of green businesses have managed to build a strong following through service/relationships able to help their customers find value and save money in what they already own. From stores as small as bike repair shops and thrift stores, to larger scale businesses like green construction companies, if your looking to get a taste of sweet success, read ahead for five successful green business models that really make the grade.