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Summer-y bike blog

  Greetings blog readers, On behalf of ecoShuttle and GrowingGardens I would like to say thank you to all those who came out to our event on Sunday.  I hope you all had a good time, I know I did!  I also got my first sunburn of the year and probably gained 5 pounds. …

Garden to your heart’s content

  How’s it going blog readers?  Things are going well here at ecoShuttle, we are definitely staying busy getting ready for our big GrowingGardens Fundraiser (www.growing-gardens.org/) this Sunday at our headquarters, 2420 NE Columbia Blvd, here in P-town.  Our goal is to help get people in low income families up and gardening so they can …

The Good News Blog!

  By: Mark Klosterman Hello everyone!  As you have probably noticed, it is easy to be a negative Nancy when writing about environmental issues and climate change, but people are making great efforts to correct this, and it is okay to write about that too.  Hopefully I can make this a recurring blog theme that …

Next-generation biodiesels don’t pressure food supply, emissions

FARGO, N.D. — Amyris and Gevo are two of the highest-flying stocks in the biofuels sector in 2011. Each has posted spectacular gains since January. Both firms are intriguing because their emphasis is on the production of advanced biofuels.By: Cole Gustafson, Cole GustafsonFARGO, N.D. — Amyris and Gevo are two of the highest-flying stocks in the …
EnviroMedia Celebrates Earth Day by Continuing its Commitment to Offset CO2 Emissions through Purchases from Green Mountain Energy Company

EnviroMedia Celebrates Earth Day by Continuing its Commitment to Offset CO2 Emissions through Purchases from Green Mountain Energy Company

EnviroMedia will offset 100% of its carbon emissions by purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates and Carbon Offsets from Green Mountain ShareThis  Email  PDF  Print Green Mountain Energy Company is proud to have EnviroMedia – an organization dedicated to helping promote the environment – as a customer, and applauds its leadership and commitment to clean energy by offsetting its CO2 …

Report: Oregon farmers eager to save energy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new report says Oregon farmers and ranchers are eager to try alternative sources of energy and renewable energy projects to become more energy efficient. But the Oregon Department of Agriculture report says many are having trouble getting started because of the cost of some projects and improvements. Oregon farmers say energy typically costs them …

Dawn of the Bed

Hello everyone, I hope this blog finds everyone doing well. I know that everyone here at ecoShuttle is very excited as we are planning our first shindig, Dawn of the Bed, at our new location! Dawn of the Bed is an effort to promote our participation in Portland’s Growing Gardens program; we are having a …

California is expanding its carbon-trading program to 3 Canadian provinces

   By MARGOT ROOSEVELT – Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES California officials announced Tuesday that the state will expand its newly adopted carbon-trading program to three Canadian provinces, creating the largest regional cap-and-trade system in North America. California will be joined by British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario in a cap-and-trade program aimed at limiting planet-heating greenhouse gases from …

Hydrothermal Energy

  Hey gang!  Welcome back to the blog.  I recently came across some exciting ideas for renewable energy in the form of hydrothermal vents.  So now you’re probably thinking, “Mark, I don’t know what that form of energy is, but it sounds pretty cool.”  Well, it is cool (well, it’s actually really hot), let’s dive …

Better Living? You bet!

              Hello blog readers!  I hope that any of you who made it to the Better Living Show this weekend had a great time.  On behalf of all the ecoShuttle family that was there, I have to say we had a great time commiserating with everyone, and checking out new green products and innovations.  …

Two Paths Emerge, Take the Green Path!

  Traveling responsibly is not only popular among Oregonians; it’s also the right thing to do.  Now ecoShuttle is making it even easier for travelers coming into, and out of Portland.  So now you’re wondering, “Mark, how can ecoShuttle make it any easier than they already have for us to get in, out, or around …

Professional sports teams from six leagues join forces for unprecedented ‘Green Sports Alliance’

Teams from U.S. and Canadian professional sports leagues join with national environmental group in committing to promote greening initiatives in the sports industry; Commissioners from major professional sports leagues, EPA Administrator support Alliance – Alliance to Host Inaugural Green Sports Summit in Portland, Oregon in August 2011 –SEATTLE, WA (March 21, 2011) — An unprecedented coalition of …
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