Monthly Archives: April 2012

Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

April 27, 2012
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Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

Today we’re making an eco-friendly craft for kids that will help inspire your child while allowing them to use their imagination. What is more fun to do on a rainy spring afternoon than make your own banjo? That’s right, using simple household and office supplies we’re making a fun and functional musical instrument. Our green…

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Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

April 27, 2012
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Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

Welcome back for more green news highlights from various environmental stories that occurred in the past week. This edition features: MIT’s modular, foldable electric vehicle for city dwellers; 6 places in the world where cars are banned; an app to help you locate the nearest water drinking fountain; and Canada’s Porter Airlines takes off with…

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Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

April 27, 2012
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Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

Cotton is one of the world’s dirtiest crops because of the pesticides used in its cultivation. For years, many retailers used cotton without thought to where it came from or what growing it entailed. This is now changing thanks to many multi-national corporations who are supporting an industry-wide initiative to growing “better cotton.” Retailers who…

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Street Roots, Multnomah County release homeless deaths report

April 27, 2012
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Street Roots, Multnomah County release homeless deaths report

This morning, Multnomah County released a new report, co-authored by Street Roots on the number of homeless people who died on the streets last year. The county medical examiner’s office counted 47 men and women died literally on the streets in 2011, and that counts only those who fall within it jurisdiction. The Multnomah County Health…

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Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

April 27, 2012
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Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

Today we’re making an eco-friendly craft for kids that will help inspire your child while allowing them to use their imagination. What is more fun to do on a rainy spring afternoon than make your own banjo? That’s right, using simple household and office supplies we’re making a fun and functional musical instrument. Our green…

Read more »

Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

April 27, 2012
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Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

Welcome back for more green news highlights from various environmental stories that occurred in the past week. This edition features: MIT’s modular, foldable electric vehicle for city dwellers; 6 places in the world where cars are banned; an app to help you locate the nearest water drinking fountain; and Canada’s Porter Airlines takes off with…

Read more »

Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

April 27, 2012
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Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

Cotton is one of the world’s dirtiest crops because of the pesticides used in its cultivation. For years, many retailers used cotton without thought to where it came from or what growing it entailed. This is now changing thanks to many multi-national corporations who are supporting an industry-wide initiative to growing “better cotton.” Retailers who…

Read more »

Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

April 27, 2012
By
Shoebox Banjo Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

Today we’re making an eco-friendly craft for kids that will help inspire your child while allowing them to use their imagination. What is more fun to do on a rainy spring afternoon than make your own banjo? That’s right, using simple household and office supplies we’re making a fun and functional musical instrument. Our green…

Read more »

Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

April 27, 2012
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Green News Weekly – MIT Modular EV, 6 Places Cars Are Banned, Drinking Fountain App and Canada’s First Biofuel flight

Welcome back for more green news highlights from various environmental stories that occurred in the past week. This edition features: MIT’s modular, foldable electric vehicle for city dwellers; 6 places in the world where cars are banned; an app to help you locate the nearest water drinking fountain; and Canada’s Porter Airlines takes off with…

Read more »

Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

April 27, 2012
By
Walmart Joins The Better Cotton Initiative Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

Cotton is one of the world’s dirtiest crops because of the pesticides used in its cultivation. For years, many retailers used cotton without thought to where it came from or what growing it entailed. This is now changing thanks to many multi-national corporations who are supporting an industry-wide initiative to growing “better cotton.” Retailers who…

Read more »

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