Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bruce Bronzan, Trilogy Resources

October 30, 2012
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“Ryan Honeyman is one of the brightest lights to come along in quite some time. We all know we need to move in the direction of green, but we often don’t know quite how to start. Ryan’s knowledge and creativity make him perfectly positioned to advise and guide.” Read the full post

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Carolyn Coquillette, Luscious Garage

October 30, 2012
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Carolyn Coquillette, Luscious Garage

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New Video Testimonial: Carolyn Coquillette of Luscious Garage

October 30, 2012
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New Video Testimonial: Carolyn Coquillette of Luscious Garage

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10 Easy Recycled Halloween Costume Ideas

October 29, 2012
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10 Easy Recycled Halloween Costume Ideas

Looking for some simple recycled Halloween costume ideas? Then you’ve come to the right place. Last week, we provided a list of 8 eco-friendly Halloween costume ideas from pop culture and this week we’ve got some great last minute costume ideas made from recycled materials, many of which you can put together in minutes. To…

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Election 2012

October 29, 2012
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Election 2012

Tweet Photo Credits:  election,Libguide Election 2012 This article by Starhawk points to the pressing need to exercise our responsibility to vote, in spite of the really screwed up system we live under. We cannot know the results of our individual votes, but we enact our citizenship by engaging in the process. VOTE! Read the full…

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Cleaning Up the Greenwash

October 29, 2012
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Cleaning Up the Greenwash

The following post is by Katie Peige, Herban Lifestyle’s Sustainability Associate. Back in July, I moved back to Arizona and I’m now newest member of the my Econista friend’s household. With the move came a shift of my lifestyle to the greener side of things, one of them being greener household cleaners. Basically the only things…

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Candidates talk on housing and human services

October 29, 2012
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Candidates talk on housing and human services

Mayoral and City Council candidates Charlie Hales, Jefferson Smith, Amanda Fritz and Mary Nolan answer questions earlier this month at a housing and homelessness forum put on by Oregon On, Street Roots, 211info, JOIN and the Community Alliance of Tenants. The forum co-sponsored by Portland Community College drew around 150 people. Below are three questions…

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An Electricity eBay Framework Takes Shape in Europe

October 29, 2012
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An Electricity eBay Framework Takes Shape in Europe

The PowerMatchingCity pilot in the city of Groningen in Holland deploys a number of innovations in policy, market models, and technology.  One of the most intriguing innovations is their creation of a framework to enable easy communications between energy devices.  In the past, energy devices were either producers – like generation plants – or consumers…

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Good Green gift Ideas for Under $50: For Him

October 29, 2012
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Good Green gift Ideas for Under $50: For Him

Here is a sample list of good green gift ideas FOR HIM that the guys on your list will love, are budget friendly AND give back by being green, fairly trades, all natural and made with love! GOOD GREEN GIFTS IDEAS UNDER $50 For Him! Men’s Eco-Friendly Shaving Kit Gift Bag $40             Men's Eco Friendly…

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Would mayoral candidates support the Portland Plan?

October 25, 2012
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Would mayoral candidates support the Portland Plan?

Mayoral candidates Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith take a shot at Street Roots’ questions for the future of Portland. 5. MAYORAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Previous mayors, including Mayor Sam Adams, have spent countless hours and community capital in crafting city plans, only to see them pushed aside and replaced when someone new takes office. If elected,…

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