Biodiesel in da Hood II

Biodiesel in da Hood II

As I mentioned yesterday (Biodiesel in da hood), more and more Portland people and businesses are using biodiesel–maybe these people will do it. Hey, Willie even came to help us out! So, from Biofuels4Business.com, comes the following information: How is biodiesel a better choice for business? Better for customers. Customers appreciate leaders in business that […]

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Biking the tour route

Portland's Green Machine Marches On – Green Homes!

More Reasons to Love PDX–cool sustainable buildings. More Sustainable Portland Info Saturday, September 15, 2007 Tour: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information fair: 4:30pm – 7pm (hosted by Environmental Building Supplies ) Adults: $15 Carfree/Student/Senior: $10 Children under age 14: FREE This self-guided tour welcomes visitors into twenty new and remodeled homes throughout the Portland […]

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5th Avenue Street Fair — Old Town/Chinatown • August 2 • 5-10

This 5th Avenue Street Fair looks very interesting….such as: Ride the Next Big Thing shuttle! It's free! Catch the Next Big Thing shuttle to travel between the Street Fair, the Pearl District & Pioneer Courthouse Square. Enter to win a VIP ride on the first Green Line train Stop by the TriMet booth and enter […]

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Oregon Joins the New World Order

I just saw this article over at OPB, and I'm sure that it won't make people happy. Is it already the year 2000? Maybe MetroFi can steal these engineers and get some internet-recognition technology. Bruce Davis is CEO of Beaverton-based Digimarc. He says facial recognition technology might sound Orwellian, but it's simply a faster way […]

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Drag Queens Everywhere!

Drag Queens Everywhere!

I was handed a flyer for this event at the Pride Parade, but I forgot (plus I was busy watching hot kickball) …from the looks of these pics, it was very interesting/fun/entertaining “On 7/22/07 the Portland Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center staged a drag queen chorus line in Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. The […]

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Biodiesel in da 'hood

Biodiesel in da 'hood

Today, there is a story from PortlandOnline about Oregon's movement towards the 5% biodiesel mandate. It's a short piece, and here is the gem: “What is so great about Biodiesel?” To begin, the raw oil used to make it comes from canola, which can be grown right here by Oregon farmers, reducing our dependence on […]

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