April's top 10 Sustainable Life reads
Rated the 15th city in the U.S. for most energy generated by solar power, Portland has solar programs including Solarize Portland, Environment Oregon and Solar Forward.
KidWind, a California-based organization, hosts educational programs on wind farms and energy.
Dynamics between the city and Portland Harbor Community Advisory Committee heat up over the EPA Superfund cleanup.
The Trash to Treasure event is run by volunteers from the North Portland neighborhoods of St. Johns and Cathedral Park and is the largest community sharing event in Portland.
Overheating has been an ongoing challenge for batteries, but this project by Arcimoto and Oregon Institute of Technology will streamline internal chemical reactions to dissipate heat.
Growing on the corner of Southeast 50th Avenue and Mill Street, the bulkiest deciduous in Portland was threatened by development. As of April 28 (after arborists climbed it on Earth Day, April 22), the Urban Forestry Commission gave the tree maximum protection and the tree has been nominated to the Portland Heritage Tree program. Follow it on Facebook and Twitter.
Portlands largest urban education farm has neared their fundraising goal for their Urban Grange project and has made plans to build this summer and open this winter.
Bill Carter, author of Boom Bust Booma story about Copper, the Metal that Runs the World, spoke about the proposed mines located on Mount St. Helens.
Get tips on low-maintenance lawns, trees, shrubs and easy-care plants.
Celebrating Earth month, eBay and the Sierra Club joined to promote the resale and recycling of expensive outdoor supplies.
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