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"Green" Portland, for Portlanders interested in sustainability and who want to keep the world (and Portland) a beautiful healthy place!

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Comment by Cynthia Ferguson on April 23, 2008 at 11:29am
Thanks for this group. I am a Sustainable Designer, started waaaay back, now prices are lower and products are so much easier to get. I know Ross has information about home buyers incentives for chosing "Green" and Sustainable products. Thanks for all the links. It's funny, my electric bill never exceeds the $10.00 basic...however with all the taxes it's always $35.00. I called them once and asked how I could get it lower, the man said "you cannot go any lower, live a little and turn on an extra light now and again". NO WAY, like the comments below, I use CFL's and am freakish about turning lights off, unplugging, bla, bla, bla.
Comment by Lorri E. on April 19, 2008 at 8:34am
Just found this "calculate your energy usage" calculator, cool:
http://mygreenelectronics.org/EnergyCalculator.aspx
Comment by Angela Higgins on April 18, 2008 at 11:29am
I would like to know how many people routinely turn off the lights in rooms they are not in. I do it all the time-- even to the point that I will do it in public places. I found myself turning off the light in the bathroom at school this week- twice. Once at Marylhurst and once at PCC. Oh! And again at Starbucks by work. Hmmmmm......
Comment by Angela Higgins on April 18, 2008 at 11:10am
I got my bike over at the new/ish place on N Killingsworth (over by the Florida Room). They were so nice and helpful. My bike rocks. I love my bike. Did I mention I really like my new bike?
Comment by Lorri E. on April 18, 2008 at 6:31am
I just bought a new commuter bike and I can't wait to start riding my bike to work again--at least part of the time. Let's face it, in addition to environmental issues--gas prices are horrible, and in Portland with all the bike paths to ride on it is kind of hard to make the excuse to drive a car (at least when the weather is nice). I can recommend "Bike & Hike" is a great place to buy your new set of (cycling) wheels, what is your favorite local Portland bike shop?
 

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Artistic Portland Celebrates Five Year Anniversary During Month of June 2018 at Artistic Portland

June 1, 2018 from 10am to 8pm
The Art Co-operative will have a month-long celebration beginning at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on June 7, 2018.  Five years ago June 1 a group of local artists opened their doors in the Hollywood District to sell their art to the public.  Two years later the Art Co-operative expanded by moving downtown to a larger space with more artists.  Celebrating that five year milestone the Co-op will be holding a drawing on Saturday, June 30, with many of the member artists donating…See More
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This is networking like no other!!!! This is a movement that is going global. We are equipping women with tools to take their powerhouse messages to purpose-driven movements.We are on a mission to AMPLIFY YOU to expand your reach, increase YOUR VOICE and to STAND ON YOUR STORY!Don't walk alone, we are encouraging every woman to reach one and bring one!Register at …See More
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JAW: A Playwrights Festival, July 27-29 at Portland Center Stage at the Armory

July 27, 2018 to July 29, 2018
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, July 27-29Portland Center Stage at The Armory proudly presents its 20th year of championing new plays and bringing invigorating theater to Portland with its JAW: A Playwrights Festival. Each summer, JAW welcomes a handful of playwrights to Portland — whose scripts have been selected from hundreds of submissions — to spend two weeks collaborating with directors, dramaturgs, actors, and other theater professionals to develop their plays in a supportive environment…See More
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Restaurants for Raphael House at At 45+ participating eateries throughout Portland, Lake Oswego, and Beaverton

May 16, 2018 all day
Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 16th and support Raphael House of Portland’s life-saving domestic violence shelter and prevention programs! More than 45 local restaurants have pledged a portion of their day’s proceeds to help adults and children escaping partner violence. You can make a difference simply by enjoying a meal – or several – at any participating eatery in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Beaverton. A full and growing list of involved restaurants can be found online at…See More
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David Sarasohn: The Media in the Age of Trump at Celebrate Conference Center

May 10, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
For our final program of the season we are delighted to host David Sarasohn, renowned Oregonian columnist, as our speaker.In the Age of Trump, the media is under unprecedented attack; accused of spreading “fake news” while swimming in a sea of propaganda distributed by numerous shady forces. David will provide his perspective on today’s news business and how it is standing up to the president.David Sarasohn made fun of politicians for The Oregonian from 1983 to 2013. In 2008, Sarasohn was a…See More
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