Tongues were a-wagging this week in Portland over speculation that Barack Obama's primary appearance, whose 75,000-strong crowd drew over 8,000 cyclists, was also meant to serve as a tacit endorsement of mayoral candidate -- and erstwhile city
They may have to stand on tip-toe to read an electric meter, but when students on the Watt Watcher team at Hollydale Elementary in Oregon started leaving little red tickets in classrooms where the lights were left on or other energy wasting activities
Deja Shoe is the third and final in our mini series on companies that blazed the trail for dedicated eco-businesses, long before the arrival and departure of Nau. The previous two case studies were Terrapax and Esprit Ecollection.
Barely a week after eco-clothier Nau saddened green hearts by announcing they were winding up, they have released what we assume was to have been their Summer 08 line. A collection of new pants, shorts, capris, and shirts. Along with some new brighter
Our apologies to Ian Marshall of Wend magazine. Aeons ago Ian wrote to us telling us about the sustainable attributes of his mag. Unfortunately his correspondence went missing in the torrent of email we get. Better late than never.
Today is a very sad day. For Nau announced they are winding up. The Portland, Oregon based outdoor lifestyle apparel company has been unable to secure the necessary venture capital to continue operations as a start-up business.
"People see what you look like before they realise what you are like. So they judge you before they really find out your personality. So you show your personality in what you are wearing." Such was the insight of ten year old Jessica, who
With folks everywhere gearing up for Earth Day 2008, the Coalition of Environmentally Conscious Growers, a partnership of farmers dedicated to the continuance of sustainable farming practices, is making this Earth Day memorable for a group of 4th
Under the cloak of bureaucracy, the Bush administration has sanctioned a back-door deal with the timber industry that would see the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) remove protection for old-growth and streamside forests in the Cascade, Siskiyou and
Forgive me if I'm beginning to sound a little like a broken record. Admittedly, I tend to have a certain, shall we say, bias when it comes to stories dealing with the oceans; however - even if that weren't the case - I must say
"... disposable boards just aren't going to cut it anymore. Nor are toxic boards made from the same old poisonous soup that has been used since the early '60s. By hand-shaping local wood into beautiful high performance surfboards, our goal is to change
Where can you learn what to do with "underappreciated produce"? And where can you get fish once reserved only for royalty? Find out in this month's issue of green*light which takes readers on a tour of the top 10 farmers markets in the USA. If you
Continuous, rapid progress is a must if we are to reduce our carbon footprint enough to make a difference. Portland Oregon USA has long been a pioneer and prototype test center for green ideas. We wish them luck on this one as well.
That is the great headline in the New York Times that says it all, the contradictions and problems of building small, green and modern. Paul McKean and Amy Donahue, both architects in Oregon, ran into them all with their modern, green roofed 925 SF