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Freeganism and Dumpster Diving always awakens a good debate here at TreeHugger. Usually there are some folks who find it disgusting, and perhaps counterproductive for the image of the environmental movements, meanwhile others
Why stay in a hotel when you can mingle with like-minded travelers in an eco-friendly environment? From city centers to the great outdoors, we pick a dozen of the best places in North America for backpackers to lay their heads in sustainable style.
Bike books are generally shunted to the back of the books stores, relegated to the sports shelves or dying a slow death in the 'transportation' section. But political reporter Jeff Mapes of The Oregonian is enjoying unexpected popularity with his first
Since Jaymi opened up the action sports doorway this morning, showcasing some pretty amazing bike riding, it seems appropriate to give skateboarding its green dues today as well. The New York Times is highlighting efforts to
What can we say, we love Nau. And as our longtime readers know, we've been following the company through their launch, closing, and re-launch. Based in Portland, OR, Nau is a technical and lifestyle outdoor apparel company. They are dedicated to
For those in the know, Portland is a bike lover's dream. With its myriad bike lanes, temperate weather, and world class bike builders like Vanilla, Portland has it all for those who like to move fast on two wheels. And for the 13th
Enjoy fair trade goods? Not sure what that means? Well then add this to your list of things to check out this weekend - the Fair Trade Conference and Expo, happening this weekend March 27-29 in Portland, OR. Not sure you
Some cities ignore cyclists; others pay lip service to them; once again, Portland, Oregon demonstrates how a city can go out of its way to promote cycling as a viable alternative to the car. Tom Vanderbilt tells us that they feed
Owner and Chef Monica Reti wants to teach you to do just that with HipCooks - a fun, experiential cooking class (in Portland and Los Angeles), that teaches you to slow down, enjoy your food and cook from the heart. Measuring cups?
At TreeHugger we are always big fans of individual actions and DIYers, but sometimes if you do things on a bigger scale you just get so much more bang for your buck. The last couple of years, community
This past weekend Portland, OR played host to the first "freecycle" or "swap-o-rama-rama" of bike parts dubbed the VeloSwap. Veteran and novice bikers alike were allowed to hang out, get good deals, sample some good