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Rainbow Wedding Blog

Hello Blog Readers, Happy Friday! How the days are just flying by, it’s unbelievable. I just recently attended Basic Rights Oregon’s LGBT Wedding Expo on behalf of ecoShuttle and I had a great time (http://www.kgw.com/lifestyle/Portland-hosts-same-sex-wedding-expo-139657403.html). We had a drawing for 6 hours of free wedding transportation and the lucky winner was Christoph Long. Christoph and …

The Birth Control Blog

Hello Blog Readers! I can’t believe it is Friday already, niiiice! Now, as you may or may not have noticed recently, there has been a lot of craziness in the news regarding the mandate that employers’ health care plans, under the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act (http://www.healthcare.gov/law/full/), include funding for birth control care for women. …

With the hype over, biofuel is all but forgotten

Rangga D. Fadillah, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 11/10/2011 9:33 AM A | A | A | When the government raised the prices of fuels in 2008, there was a hype among policy makers and energy experts for an immediate need to develop alternative and renewable energy resources. …

Meatless Mondays Blog

Hello Readers, happy Friday! You may or may not have noticed, but our Green Tip O’ the Week for this week was about going meatless one day out of each week, which is a great way to help slow our complete and utter destruction of the planet. Okay, so that is a pretty dramatic statement, …

State of the Union

Hello Blog Readers!  I’m not sure if any of you had a chance to watch the State of the Union, but I did, and here some environment-related takeaways that I noted:  First off, Obama has doubled down on green energy, in spite of pressure from his opponents: …

Good News Blog 1/20/12

Happy Friday, Blog Readers! It’s time for another good news blog!  First off, we’re happy to see that the Keystone XL Pipeline was rejected—at least for now.  If you’re not familiar, large deposits of tar sands in Alberta, Canada are being utilized for oil extraction with the intention of shipping to refineries in Texas via a pipeline …

Midwest Blog, Part 2

Hello Blog Readers, Welcome to Part 2 of the Midwest blog!  The first leg of the trip I was looking at Chicago, now we’re moving on to the second part, rural NW Ohio!  I must admit, I cannot make any similar comparisons between the nightlife in Chicago and the nightlife of Van Wert, OH, where …

Blog Post–from Chicago!

Hello Blog Readers!  I’m back from my trip to the mid-west and I have some interesting things to report: First off, Chicago is a lot of fun!  The nightlife is exciting and vibrant.  While hanging out at a local VFW hall, I was introduced to a super cool guy who had worked as Robert Deniro’s …

Holiday Season Good News

Happy Holidays Blog Readers! Here is some Holiday Season good news: The EPA is preparing to release new mercury and air toxins standards, and it appears as though the industry is prepared to meet them.  Team work, yay! …

Holiday Waste Management

Happy Holidays Blog Readers! Thank you, Fiona, for taking over the blog last week, another stellar outing!  While Fiona’s blog centered on sustainable holiday tree choices, I’m going to look at reducing holiday season waste. First off, why is there always so much waste? …

Oh Tannenbaum, Oh Tannenbaum…

A little over three years ago, my hubby and I bought our first house. That year, we celebrated Halloween with a huge blowout party that went WAY later than planned (we had to go hide in the attic and blast Amy Grant songs to get people to leave), we hosted a glorious Thanksgiving for friends, …

Gobble Gobble!

Gobble Gobble, Blog Readers! As you may or may not know, the official alma mater of ecoShuttle is Ohio University!  …
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