Chiron Studies Teach Out
A free celebration of highly democratic and participatory approaches to teaching and learning.
May 13-17, 2013 in Portland's South Park Blocks
The SoMa EcoDistrict is partnering with multiple coffee shops in the district to offer a special Earth Day discount for guests who bring in their own coffee mug during the week of April 22nd. The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness of the tremendous amount of waste from the use of disposable coffee cups every day and to encourage new habits.
Participating retailers will offer a 50¢ discount on drink purchases (an increase from their typical 10¢ discount!) from April 22 through the 26.
For the second year in a row, our research team is working through the Institute for Sustainable Solutions's (ISS) Solutions Generator funding opportunity. Each year the Solutions Generator program awards grants to help fund student projects which focus on sustainability solutions on campus and in the community.
On February 10, the Portland State EcoReps hosted the event Suds and Buds to
promote personal initiation in reduction of goods, products, and services. We
went back to our roots and made our own laundry detergent and household
disinfectant spray. The recipes are super simple and less expensive than
prefabricated products—only $5.50 for approximately 100 loads!
Here’s how to make your own homemade laundry detergent. All you need is three ingredients:
Tryon Creek is a 640-acre State Park located in SW Portland. We have 14 miles of hiking trails and a plethora of educational programming for the greater Portland community. Many visitors come through the park every day!
The Friends of Tryon Creek are currently looking for Nature Center Hosts. If you enjoy meeting new people and sharing information then this opportunity might be great for you!