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Other cities are catching up in the ‘quality of life’ issues
by Jim Redden
Portland leaders have long boasted that the local economy benefits from the region’s legacy of environmental activism.
Center’s research will focus on building technologies, environmental impact and occupant well-being
The Sustainability Leadership Center is seeking input from PSU students to help create a Green Guide. Our goal is to compile a comprehensive resource guide based on what matters to students. Not only is the Green Guide to be written for students, it is also to be written BY students. This means that if you’re passionate about educating others on an issue regarding sustainability that is important to you, now is your chance! We are soliciting any student input, ranging from help creating content to help marketing and publishing the final product.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 2:09pm PDT | Modified: October 29, 2010, 2:59 PM
by Lee van der Voo
Sustainable Business Oregon
A summit in Portland this week is fostering talk about eco-districts, a budding concept in sustainable development that could bolster the city's already solid image as a leader in urban planning.
Want to build your resume, make friends, and learn about sustainability at Portland State! Apply for the Sustainability Volunteer Program.
Wim Wiewel, the president of Portland State University, might have been prospecting for a new donor when he met Jack Joyce, the founder and owner of Rogue Ales, over a beer. The meeting resulted in an unusual tribute: a line of India pale ales dedicated to the university's green image.
An up-to-date guide, rating 16 coffee shops closest to the Portland State campus.
The intention of this coffee guide is to systematically examine the practices of coffee shops in the immediate vicinity of Portland State University in terms of sustainability and present the findings to the PSU community. The purpose of providing this information is two-fold: first, to encourage readers to patronize those shops making eco-friendly choices; second, to provide a specific list of tangible adjustments any shop can make to be more sustainable.
Click here to view the PSU Sustainable Coffee Guide in a new window.
Look Up and See Green would like to invite you all of our upcoming events; we welcome you to participate in a workshop, help us build, or just stop by for a tour. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
The PSU Permaculture Guild invites you to join us as we work towards:
- Connecting PSU students with campus and city-based projects, events and initiatives that promote sustainability and exemplify permaculture design principles.
- Supporting the local and sustainable food movement, promoting place-based and food-based education and celebrating food culture
- Networking amongst student groups and local non-profits to promote sustainability through communication, collaboration, resource sharing and support
- Recognizing that the time has never been more fertile for making the changes we want to shee!
Want to get involved? Email email@example.com for upcoming meetings and events
We meet every Wednesday at 3pm in the GreenSpace (basement of Smith, room 28, next to Food For Thought)
Please join us! We often have snacks and fun permaculture activities :)