Monthly Archives: September 2011

GoGreen ’11 Portland Tuesday Oct. 4th

September 30, 2011
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GoGreen ’11 Portland Tuesday Oct. 4th

Featuring over 50 speakers, business leaders from Oregon State who are cutting-edge visionaries, sustainability experts and forward thinking individuals who will proviy de you with the knowledge and tools needed to make your business more sustainable. Showcasing the importance of waste reduction strategies for business, GoGreen ’11 Portland will feature a dedicated panel session on…

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DIY Upcycled Urban Planters

September 30, 2011
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In urban and suburban settings, access to green space can be very limited. Having a home garden is still possible with the use of urban planters. With a little creative planning for organization and storage, you can make room for do-it-yourself garden options. Whether you are potting herbs for recipes or planting colorful flowers to…

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Renewing My Passport

September 30, 2011
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Every day I have to decide when to cut over to Broadway, as if choosing a theme, maybe the expedient dash up Fulton Street bordered… Read the full post

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Barcelona

September 30, 2011
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I I am walking to Montjuic with midnight in my hand. I expect she will kiss me long after the flamenco dancers leave. II Read the full post

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Meeting An Old Lover

September 30, 2011
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In Australia I’m jet lagged and waiting on the hotel bed trying not to mess my hair and wondering what he’ll think: thirteen more years sketched around my eyes,… Read the full post

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Nordic Fashion Biennale in Seattle

September 30, 2011
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On a gorgeous sunny Fall day in Seattle, it’s not hard to be proud to be from here. From a stellar independent film industry to a large pool of chefs who are James Beard winners and hosting the start and finish to worldwide amazing bands on tour, my little home town with its stellar […]…

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Eco-friendly Fashionista Craft Donna Karan Tribal Necklace

September 29, 2011
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Eco-friendly Fashionista Craft Donna Karan Tribal Necklace

Hello and welcome (back) to the Planet Forward blog for an eco-friendly fashionista craft Friday. Fashion week in New York City has concluded and Donna Karan’s spring 2012 line was a hit with her tribal inspired collection which featured gorgeous layered leather necklaces. Did you know that you could easily craft a necklace inspired by…

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Eco-friendly Fashionista Craft Donna Karan Tribal Necklace

September 29, 2011
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Eco-friendly Fashionista Craft Donna Karan Tribal Necklace

Hello and welcome (back) to the Planet Forward blog for an eco-friendly fashionista craft Friday. Fashion week in New York City has concluded and Donna Karan’s spring 2012 line was a hit with her tribal inspired collection which featured gorgeous layered leather necklaces. Did you know that you could easily craft a necklace inspired by…

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Building our Tiny House : Weeks 18, 19 & 20

September 29, 2011
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Building our Tiny House : Weeks 18, 19 & 20

We had a few bumps in the road during weeks 18, 19 & 20 of building our tiny house on a trailer, two of them being exhaustion and lack of motivation.  Much rain, including Tropical storm Irene, and a cold snap, in which our evening temperatures dropped close to freezing, shook us out of our lull.…

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Green News Weekly – 10 Green Chefs, Coffee-powered cars, Health and Climate, Recycled Structures and Boeing

September 28, 2011
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Green News Weekly – 10 Green Chefs, Coffee-powered cars, Health and Climate, Recycled Structures and Boeing

Welcome back for another edition of weekly green news featuring some articles from the past week focusing on the green movement.  This week:  5 Amazing Structures built from recycled plastic bottles; top 10 green chefs to follow; coffee-powered car sets Guinness World Record; Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner airplane is more energy efficient; and health and climate,…

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