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7 Crazy Things That Are Going To Happen As Sea Levels Rise

by John Hawthorne In the movie The Day After Tomorrow, the entire earth is struck by a catastrophic weather pattern that causes a massive rise in sea levels and ushers in a new ice age. It’s a pretty cheesy movie that is high on special effects and low on quality acting.How likely is an event …

The Environmental Impact of Driving Your Own Vehicle

This is an article from Gemma Renton Car pollution is having a huge impact on our environment, affecting everything from the size of the hole in the ozone layer to the health and wellbeing of the general public, with vehicle air pollution contributing to the rise in individuals suffering from acute respiratory conditions around the …

Reasons To Get Into Wine

This is an article from Gemma Renton One of the services we most like to offer is wine tours. Wine tours are fantastic fun, but many people think they’re just for acknowledged wine buffs. Not so! Anyone can enjoy a wine tour, whatever your level of ‘expertise’ in the subject! To be honest, you don’t …

Demand For Biodiesel On The Rise – And Vehicle Manufacturers Are Listening!

This is an article from Gemma Renton As we all become more and more aware of the increasingly urgent need to protect and heal our planet, interest in biodiesel is growing. The term “Biodiesel” covers a number of sustainable fuels (including animal fats, vegetable oils, and waste cooking oils), but public interest in the concept of sustainable, …

How to Have a Green Wedding

This is an article from Gemma Renton With the average American wedding costing more than $20,000, which is largely spend on consumable products, it is clear that weddings cause waste. The huge number of wedding favors, floral arrangements, and decorations that are thrown into the trash every year means that choosing to get married has …
America’s Cleanest and Dirtiest Energy States

America’s Cleanest and Dirtiest Energy States

  This post originally appeared on Modernize.com where you can find comprehensive solar information from industry experts. America’s energy policy has been the subject of recent debate: From the Pope’s public advocacy of environmental stewardship to the EPA’s toughened regulations on pollution from petroleum refineries, the sources that power our society have rarely been so widely scrutinized. Once …

10 Ideas for Saving Energy at Home

This is an article by Tim Smith If you’re like me, you’ve made a new year’s resolution to save money. One of the easiest ways to do that is to start at home with your energy usage. Cutting down on your utility bill can save you money every month that you can put towards a …

Oregon Extends its Clean Fuels Act

This is an article from Gemma Renton At the end of February 2015, a significant and important decision was made by the Oregon State Senate. The State’s Clean Fuels Act, which was originally passed in 2009 and was due to expire in 2015 has been extended, meaning its 2015 expiration date no longer applies. This …

Welcome to a fantastic New Year!

We are very excited about 2015, and all the changes here at ecoShuttle!  The last six months have been busy for us. We have finally found a perfect new location, we’ve expanded our fleet and added new staff. The demand for eco-friendly transportation is increasing, and we are working hard to keep up with the demand! August …

Holiday Gift Ideas

Happy Friday Blog Readers! The cold wintery season is certainly upon us. Hopefully everyone is staying warm and safe. I love the holiday season, but, if you’re anything like me, you’re scrambling around like a crazy person trying to find gifts for loved ones. I have found that shopping for parents is never easy. But …

Saying I do in eco-friendly way

by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JONATHAN HOUSE – Terri Spaeth-Merrick of Embellish Design helps fit a wedding dress for soon-to-be bride Beth French. Speth-Merrick uses sustainable fabrics for her dresses. There is perhaps no U.S. city greener than Portland. …
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