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2013 Portland Better Living Show

Portland Better Living Show @ Portland Expo Center | 250 Exhibitors, Food, Drinks, Fashion Show

The sixth annual Better Living Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show returns to the Portland Expo Center Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24, 2013. This free, three-day festival is designed to encourage attendees to become more sustainable consumers.

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Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series

Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series | 50% Off Tickets to Outdoor Concert

From our sponsors at Fox 12 Daily Deals: Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series Saturday, August 18, 2012 2 – 10 p.m. | All Ages Welcome $25 (ONLY $12.50 with FOX 12 Daily Deals discount) 50% off Tickets: www.fox12dailydeals.com/deal/840 Caruthers Park 3508 Southwest Moody Avenue Portland, Oregon Rock the wave of the post-grunge scene [...]

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Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series

Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series | 50% Off Tickets to Outdoor Concert

From our sponsors at Fox 12 Daily Deals: Everclear @ 2012 Ecopalooza Benefit Concert Series Saturday, August 18, 2012 2 – 10 p.m. | All Ages Welcome $25  (ONLY $12.50 with FOX 12 Daily Deals discount) 50% off Tickets: www.fox12dailydeals.com/deal/840 Caruthers Park 3508 Southwest Moody Avenue Portland, Oregon Rock the wave of the post-grunge scene [...]

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Portland Harbor Partnership

The Results Are In: What Are People Saying About The Future Of The Willamette River? | Free Portland River Lecture @ Kennedy School

Sponsored by Portland Harbor Partnership: A River Runs Through Us – The Results Are In: What are people saying about the future of the Willamette River? Wednesday, May 30, 2012 8 p.m. | FREE | All Ages | Refreshments will be served. McMenamin’s Kennedy School 5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland, OR More Info: portlandharborpartnership.com Moderated by Louise Solliday, [...]

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Sneak Preview Of Portland Bike Sharing | Test Ride Demonstration Bikes

There are currently nine cities in North America with a bike sharing program, and Portland will soon join them. Tomorrow, you can test out the bikes thanks to the people at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. I wonder if they will be the famous red ones of DC (pictured below). ———————————– From press release: Bike Sharing [...]

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Win Tickets ($30+): SE Portland Muddy Boot Festival | Promote Sustainable Living

We are giving tickets to the Muddy Boot Festival in SE Portland next weekend. They include: A pair of tickets to the Keynote Address by sustainable business practices guru Joel Makower. A pair of festival passes to the Outdoor Festival, which takes place September 10 & 11. To win, comment on this post why you [...]

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Win Book: Sustainable Seafood Sundays @ Paley’s Place | Salted Seafood Feast, Chef Mark Bitterman

Pipeline is giving away a Paley’s Place cookbook. The restaurant will host a sustainable seafood dinner on Sunday, May 1. To win the book, comment on this post why you should win. A winner will be drawn and emailed on Friday, April 29. ———————- From our sponsors at Paley’s Place: Sustainable Seafood Sunday Sunday, May [...]

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Win Tickets: NW Solar Expo @ Oregon Convention Center | Solar Tech For The Home, Classes

Pipeline has a pair of tickets to the 2011 NW Solar Expo & Clean Technology Showcase this weekend. To win, comment on this post why you would like to attend. Winners will be drawn and emailed on Friday, April 29. ———————- From our sponsors at NW Solar Expo: 2011 Northwest Solar Expo & Clean Technology [...]

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Win Pass ($195): 3rd Annual Portland Green Professionals Conference @ Oregon Convention Center | 75+ Speakers, Industry Leaders, Exhibit Hall

We are giving away two full Conference passes ($195 each!), which include conference access, lunch and all learning sessions. To win a pass, comment on this post why you would like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed on Monday, January 24. Also, there are discounts for students and non-profits and you can see [...]

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"The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World" @ World Forestry Center

From our sponsors at Discovery Museum: Discovery Museum Featured Exhibit The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World Through January 2, 2011 Discovery Museum | World Forestry Center 4033 SW CANYON RD PORTLAND OREGON 97221 Hours, rates, map: http://worldforestry.org The polar bear — a charismatic icon in the struggle against climate change [...]

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Tonight: 'SHIFT: A Green Salon' at Ecotrust | Mingling, Beer, Cupcakes & Giveaways

If you are looking to broaden your mind tonight and drink free beer, this might be for you. Don't forget to bring your own mug. From Press Release: SHIFT: A Green Salon Local Creatives Share Ideas and Inspiration for Sustainable Design The Portland AIGA Green Team is holding their 3rd SHIFT: A Green Salon, on [...]

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Tomorrow: Green Drop Garage Presents Car Class 102 | Truly Environmentally Friendly Technology

From our partners at Green Drop Garage April 20th 7:00pm- Green Drop Garage Presents Car Class 102 At Green Drop Garage we value more than just Eco-Friendly services for your automobiles. We want to empower you to have a better relationship with your car. In this class you will learn about the inner workings of [...]

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Tomorrow: Green Drop Garage Presents Car Class 101 | SE Portland

From our partners at Green Drop Garage April 13th 7:00pm- Green Drop Garage Presents Car Class 101 At Green Drop Garage we value more than just Eco-Friendly services for your automobiles. We want to empower you to have a better relationship with your car. In this class you will learn how to change your oil, [...]

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Portland Muddy Boots Organic Festival | September 11-13

Posted by Sherri Montgomery Celebrating Soulful Sustainability in Portland The annual Muddy Boot Organic Festival (MuddyBoot.org) is an outdoor festival celebrating local organic foods and sustainable living in Portland. The festival is in its fourth year of celebrating sustainable living. Community organizers put on this event seeking to promote sustainable living practices within our local [...]

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Laurelhurst Park

Portland Bike Sharing System Experiment: August 14 & 16

Are you on twitter? Follow @PDXbikes here and post your bike pics, events, & info using the #pdxbikes tag. I received this announcement from SmartTrips / City of Portland Transportation a couple hours ago. Looks like a great thing to check out and on Sunday, you can make you way down to Laurelhurst Park from [...]

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Nissan Portland 08

Photos: Nissan Zero Emissions Electric Car Debut in Pearl | Daily Stank Image Bank

Nissan Zero Emissions Electric Car Reveal Pearl District Portland, Oregon August 1, 2009 I was sent this photo and another after the break from Nissan of their Pearl district unveiling of the Nissan Zero Emissions car. If you have photos of this as well, you can add them to our Flickr group and I will [...]

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Video: Nissan Zero Emissions Vehicle Unveiled In US/ Portland

It is near dusk now and that means some of these Nisan Zero Emissions vehicles have been unveiled in DC and should be coming out here shortly. Here is info I received yesterday about it (emphasis mine): After months of speculation, we're going to be unveiling our new fully electric car (not a hybrid!) for [...]

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North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 27

North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 26-28

Posted by Stephanie El-Hajj Video by Alison Grayson / NAOBF Beginning on Friday, hundreds of Portlanders will flock to Overlook Park to participate in an annual celebration of organic beer and sustainability. Two of Portland's hottest industries, united at last thanks to the North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF). All beer is brewed from organic [...]

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Portland Buddhist Festival

Portland Buddhist Festival @ Colonel Summers Park | June 13

Update: 2010 Portland Buddhist Festival @ Colonel Summers Park (June 5) Posted by Sherri Montgomery Come to Colonel Summers Park at SE 17th and Taylor for the 6th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park. Sponsored by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship this event brings together over 18 different Buddhist communities from all around Portland to discuss [...]

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Portland Sustainability: The Plastic Quilt Project @ SCRAP | June 5

Portland Sustainability: The Plastic Quilt Project @ SCRAP | June 5

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Parties & Events + Free Tickets | June 4-7 ) Posted By Julie Ma Think Twice Before You Use Plastic Never understood just *how *much harm plastic can cause to you and mother nature? Come find out and learn what you can do about it. Portland based environmental group Leave No Plastic [...]

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Wold Naked Bike Ride, Portland, Oregon: photo by Jonathan Maus

2009 Naked Bike Rides & Runs in Portland, Oregon | June 6 & 13

Update: Portland Naked Bike Ride: 5000 People | Pictures & Story Posted by Kodin Lanewave June Naked Insanity: Bike Rides & Runs Mark your calendar, get your bike in good shape, and make sure your seat is comfy.  The 6th annual World Naked Bike Ride is coming up on the 13th of June, 2009.  Every year, [...]

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Scrap Portland

SCRAP Grand Opening Gala | Fashion & Music | May 9

Posted By Julie Ma Looking for something different, fun and creative to do on Saturday evening, May 9th? You are invited to attend the SCRAP (Twitter @SCRAPaction) grand opening gala festivities where SCRAP will show off its new facility. Amanda Fritz will be the special guest and the gala will feature music, refreshments and lots [...]

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2009 Portland Farmers Market

Portland Farmers Market: "Every Day is Earth Day"

Tomorrow is shaping up to be one of the nicest days of the year and the first really nice day that coincides with the Farmers Market. They recently sent out a message about this weekend's market to members of their Facebook group and I have copied it below. Relate Posts from PDX PIPELINE: 75+ Portland [...]

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Portland Tax Day Party: East Burn Sustainability Benefit | April 15

I haven't really looked around to see what other tax day parties are going on in Portland, but what more do you need? Great beer…check. Music…check. Actually, that is all I need. If you need more, how about it is also a sustainability benefit? Game. Set. Match. Sold. From EastBurn: Hello EastBurn Cohorts! We just [...]

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Nissan Zero Emission Vehicle in Portland | Daily Stank Video Bank

Prototype Nissan EV Comes to Portland Sam Adams and Ted Kulongoski Portland, Oregon From video: On Monday April 6, Portland Mayor Sam Adams and Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski welcomed Renault-Nissan and took a test drive in Nissan's new prototype electric vehicle. If you have Portland videos, add it to our Vimeo group: vimeo.com/groups/portland More Daily [...]

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Interview: Aysia Wright of Green Loop | Better Living Show

Stacy was able to get an interview with Aysia Wright of Green Loop even though she has to be super busy with the production that is Better Living Show. This event has a lot going on this weekend, so here are some links to navigate through it (and other weekend links): 75+ Portland Weekend Events: [...]

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Better Living Show Portland, Oregon

Portland Sustainability: Better Living Show | March 27-29 @ Expo Center

Posted By Stacy Day (Photo by Study in Light, full set here) Update: Interview: Aysia Wright of Green Loop | Better Living Show Portland is the Most Sustainable City, according to SustainLane . But you already knew that. Portland pioneered sustainable living when the only green we were known for were our hills + smoking some. But [...]

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Epicocity Premiere at Lizard Lounge, Portland, Oregon

Epicocity Film Premiere at Lizard Lounge | March 19

Posted by Julie Ma The Epicocity Project, an outdoor media company focused on whitewater kayaking and protecting the natural world around us…aka several extreme athletes perusing international, deep and rapid waters that I wouldn't even dare to dip my toes in. Join two members of the team (Trip Jennings and Andy Maser) at the Lizard [...]

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John Kaufmann, Senior Policy Analyst Conservation Division at the Oregon Department of Energy

Presentation on Peak Oil: Tuesday February 10th at 7:00 pm

The League of Women Voters will host the Presentation on Peak Oil at 7 pm on Tuesday February 10th. The event takes place in the Board Room of the Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne. And hey, it's free! Everyone is welcome to attend. John Kaufmann, Senior Policy Analyst with the Oregon Department of Energy's [...]

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John Kaufmann, Senior Policy Analyst Conservation Division at the Oregon Department of Energy

Oregon Sustainability and the End of the Oil Age

By Jacksonps "We must face the prospect of changing our basic ways of living. This change will either be made on our own initiative in a planned way, or forced on us with chaos and suffering by the inexorable laws of nature." ~ President Jimmy Carter We hear about presentations on environmental concerns fairly often [...]

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Bagdad Theater

World Oil Supply: At the Turning Point? by John Kaufman | Bagdad Theater

I know there are a lot of people out there interested in “Peak Oil”. Learn more about it and have a beer at the Bagdad this Wednesday. From Summer Lewis: The Future of Energy to Host: World Oil Supply: At the Turning Point? Presented by John Kaufman Kaufman will present and discuss the history and [...]

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Laughing Planet Cafe in the Ecotrust Building

BY Arthur Smid The Laughing Planet Cafe needs no introduction in Portland, but with the opening of their seventh store, it's high time for Richard Satnick to take a bow. The success of the Laughing Planet Cafe is thanks to wholesome food at affordable prices, and it's opened doors for west coast farmers. Laughing Planet [...]

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Jardin Portland

Jardin Portland: Our Mexican Sister City

By JacksonPS Welcome to Guadalajara, the city of Roses and the famous Multnomah Falls. Wait, what? Yes it's true it's true. A surprise to many of us Portlanders, Guadalajara is one of Portland's sister cities. In 2006 the government of Guadalajara, Mexico awarded the people of Portland (via the PGSCA) with approximately one acre of [...]

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