Courting Families in Portland

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This analysis of courtyard housing in Portland offers more of that history.) And even in jurisdictions such as Portland and Seattle that have changed zoning codes to encourage courtyard housing, it’s confined to very small portions of those cities.

Portland Gets 100% Vegan Supermarket


Portland just got a little more vegan. The world’s first and largest vegan grocery store chain, Veganz , has announced that it’s going to be popping up in the US city later this year.

Portland: every day is Earth Day at Hotel Vintage

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Portland’s Naked Bike Ride Pride

Wend Magazine

If you live in Portland, you’ve either ridden in or heard about the World Naked Bike Ride. Come See the Bicycle Film Festival in Portland Tonight & Tomorrow Click here to view the embedded video. That’s because our city has a way of embracing it. If you haven’t a clue what we’re referring to or if you missed this year’s event, check out the above video and you’ll see what we mean. Enjoy! Related posts: Bikerobatics.

Love Your Bike? Come See the Bicycle Film Festival in Portland.

Wend Magazine

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Size Really Does Matter.

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IKEA unveils solar energy system for its Portland store


Portland IKEA installs solar energy system on roof. Portland IKEA installs solar energy system on roof. Portland IKEA installs solar energy system on roof. IKEA has installed an array of rooftop solar panels on its Portland store that measures 280,000 square feet.

A Mindful Method for Surviving Job Loss.

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Rock Your Climbing Skills at the Citizen’s Competition in Portland

Wend Magazine

This Saturday the Portland prAna store and Portland Rock Gym are teaming up to bring you a full day of climbing competitions—complete with a great raffle, an after-party hosted by Sierra Nevada and a visit from renowned climber, Steph Davis. Click here to view the embedded video.

TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener

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News Portland San Francisco Seattle Green Travel News green travel trends ReutersGreen travel is gaining momentum with TripAdvisor members. More than 70 percent said they plan to make more eco-friendly choices over the next 12 months. Sixty-five percent said they made green choices over the past year TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

A Made in America Story: Petroleum-Powered Surfboards, Scandals.

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Historic Portland hotel earns Green Seal Silver

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T he Heathman , a luxury hotel in Portland , has received one of the highest environmental honors in the industry. Its chef, Philippe Boulot , is considered by many to be the grandfather of the local food movement in Portland. “We | Green Travel News |.

Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

Green Prophet

Dubai has taken a giant step forward in greening up the city with its decision to move away from ordinary Portland cement (OPC) for all new buildings. Portland cement is a basic ingredient in concrete , stucco, mortar, and most non-specialty grout.

Portland Is Home To the World’s First Vegan Mini-Mall


Vegan shoppers should head west to Portland, home of the world’s first vegan mini-mall. This one-stop-vegan-shop paradise is the answer to every vegan multi-tasker’s dream.Where else can one buy coconut Read More The post Portland Is Home To the World’s First Vegan Mini-Mall appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Portland Brewery Delivering Beer on Bikes

Green (Living) Review

Craft Beer Brought to City Residents Like Fresh Milk by Old Town Brewing Company Portland, OR, April 26, 2012 : Today Old Town Brewing Company announced its craft beers will soon be delivered via pedal power. Portland has already shown a passion for beer and biking.

Simply Home: A tiny cohousing community grows in Portland

Green (Living) Review

She's part of Simply Home , a tiny house community that recently got off the ground in Portland, Oregon. It appears that a tiny house boom is well underway, and along with it comes a smattering of emerging tiny house communities.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Water but Were Afraid to Ask. {Video}

Elephant Journal

Photo: UN Water World Water Day From our friends at U.N. Water World Water Day. 85% of the world population lives in the driest half of the planet. 783 million people do not have access to clean water and almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.

Sightline in Portland, On Coal Exports

Sightline Daily

I’ll be speaking Portland State University next week. Here are the details: Where : Simon Benson House, Portland State University, 1803 SW Park Avenue. (A If you’re hanging around the Rose City and you can’t stop obsessing about coal exports, you might want to check it out. A campus map is here.). When : Wed, Jan 23, 2013. 5:30-6:30pm Socializing with light snacks and wine. 6:30-7:00pm Eric de Place: presentation and discussion.

Things I would like to do with you in Time.

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1 Million Barrels a Day, 100 Trains a Week

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Climate & Energy Longview Oil Trains Portland Vancouver WASightline is re-releasing a popular report: The Northwest’s Pipeline on Rails. It’s the most comprehensive regional analysis of plans to ship crude oil by train.

Hotels charge you (for free)

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“Tiny Houser” Dee Williams on the 1 question to ask ourselves before we shop. 

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Portland, Oregon: most bike friendly in the U.S.

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head for the Pacific Northwest’s Portland. Portland is “arguably the best big city in America for cycling,” agrees Andy Clarke, president of the League of [.] Portland, Oregon: most bike friendly in the U.S. Experiences/Events News North America Oregon Portland United States Pacific Northwest| Green Travel News | Who’s the most bicycle-friendly for visitors of them all? In the U.S.,

Heal Ourselves, Heal Our World.

Elephant Journal

If we tell stories that illuminate, inspire and transform our relationship with the natural world and one another, we heal ourselves and the planet.

Green Festival Portland is Coming This Weekend!

Green Living Ideas

Join us this weekend in bringing the best green lifestyle event to Portland! The post Green Festival Portland is Coming This Weekend! Green Lifestyle events Green Festival non-profits PortlandThe Green Festival is at the Oregon Convention Center December 9-11 and we'll be there too! appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Earth Hour: More than Just a Symbolic Gesture. ~ Laura Sabransky

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“Together, we can find the energy to turn the inspiration of one hour into the actions of every hour.”.

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How to Rock a Summer Road Trip Solo.

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Portland City Council Approves Plastic Bag Ban

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Portland has joined a growing list of cities that have banned plastic bags. The Portland City Council unanimously (5-0) approved an ordinance this week that prohibits plastic shopping bags at major grocers and certain big-box stores. Eco News portland plastic bag banThe new rules will take effect October 15th. The ban applies to supermarkets with $2 million or more in gross annual sales plus stores with pharmacies and at least 10,000 square feet of space.

Reel Rock Film Tour in Portland Tonight

Wend Magazine

The Reel Rock Film tour is underway and it’s passing through Portland (Oregon, that is) tonight. The Absinthe Films Premiere Tour Coming to Portland on Saturday Click here to view the embedded video. This year Sender Films and Big UP Productions bring you the hardest climbing projects, 30-foot icicle falls, big wall speed records, flaming high-lines and a 9-year-old who can boulder with the best of them. This group might be the most gutsy and intense yet.

‘The River Why’ Comes to Portland

Wend Magazine

If you happen to be in Portland, Ore. Proceeds from the special screening will benefit The River Network, a Portland-based national nonprofit that has been working to save and restore rivers across the nation since 1988. The event will also be a kick-off leading up to the thirteenth annual National River Rally, which The River Network is bringing to Portland for the first time May 4–7, 2012. Related posts: Portland’s Naked Bike Ride Pride.

Portland summary, part 1

Eco-Vegan Girl

I have only been in Portland for a day, but I have already done so much and I'm having a blast! I walked around in Mirador , a really cute eco shop, and was excited to find an artichoke steamer! : ) Believe it or not, I have a lot more to see in Portland.

Top 10 Cities for People without Cars. ~ Living Green Magazine

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Entering Portland: World Naked Bike Ride.

Elephant Journal

The World Naked Bike Ride was originally started to raise awareness of our dependency on oil. It simultaneously highlights the vulnerability riders face on the road on a daily basis. There is nothing like being on a bike in a city with all your skin showing to make you realize that.

Vestas Picks Portland As Headquarters City

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Vestas, undoubtedly one of the biggest wind turbine companies in the world, is going to set up its North American headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Uncategorized vestas oregon vestas portlandConstruction on what was once a warehouse for a local retailer is set to be complete by early 2012. The new Vestas U.S. headquarters is being designed and built with LEED Platinum status by Gerding Edlen,who is a local developer of LEED-certified properties around the United States.

Shell’s Rig is Headed to Portland

Sightline Daily

Instead it’s headed to Portland’s shipyard for repairs to a 39 inch gash in its hull. At a rally last Saturday, protestors in Portland promised to “shut the gates of Shell”. Climate & Energy Oil Oil spill Politics Portland ShellFennica by Tom Doyle used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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prAna Opens ‘21st Century Town Hall’ in Portland, Oregon

Wend Magazine

It looks like the perfect addition to the quaint and active 23rd Avenue that runs through northwest Portland, Ore. And if you’re not in Portland, be patient: word on the street is that prAna will be integrating into more communities in the near future.

Bubble Rap: Talking Artisanal Soda with Portland Soda Works.

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Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Portland, OR Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Z ADMIN Food Featured Today artisinal craft DIY drinks food portand soda works small business sodaI asked Dan to share some soda-making tips in case you’re motivated to brew your own soda syrups at home. Below are six hopefully helpful guidelines.


Portland’s Vision Zero Plans

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Ginny Burdick with new 20 mph speed limit sign in Portland by Michael Andersen Last week, I outlined some of the key principles of Vision Zero —an approach to designing streets that prioritizes safety and human life above other considerations. OR state Sen.

Kailash Ecovillage: Profile of an urban intentional community in Portland

Green Living Ideas

The post Kailash Ecovillage: Profile of an urban intentional community in Portland appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle Simple Living Ecovillage Intentional community Kailash Portland sustainable livingWhen you think of an intentional community, do you envision a rural setting far away from it all with people living an abundant life in shared housing?

Portland, Seattle, San Francisco.

Eco-Vegan Girl

I'm about to head to Portland and San Francisco for the first time! Places that are healthy, organic, and eco-friendly get priority, but I do like the occasional vegan junk food - I hear Portland has some great corn dogs! I've got Robert Cheeke as my tour guide (who knows Portland like the back of his hand) but what do you recommend I do? portland travel SeattleAnd also to Seattle for the second time, but it will be my first experience at the VegFest.