Ways to teach your kids about sustainability

Sustainable energy is the key to a better future and a healthy planet. For that reason, we need to raise awareness about it and teach our children about the importance of sustainable energy. Future generations must learn how to care about the only planet we have. With that in mind, here are the best ways […]

The Benefits of Green Homes

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Nowadays, more and more people are becoming eco-conscious. Not only is this prudent, but it’s also necessary. Why? Because Earth is in grave danger, and it’s our job to help it. It’s our job to make our planet a better place to live. To do that, many people are deciding to build green homes. Green […]

Sustainable Transportation: Best Cities to Live

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Source: Hermann Samano Today, many cities are thinking progressively about sustainable transport and how to infuse their city with cleaner transportation options that reduce fossil fuel consumption and pollution. Here, we’ll explore the cities that promote efficient, sustainable transport and the benefits they offer to the U.S.  Whether you need to commute to work each […]

Indoor Air Is Not As Clean As You Think

We all know how polluted the air outside is, especially if we live in big cities. But if you think that the air inside our homes, offices, schools, and any other building is any cleaner, you’re in for a big surprise. Research shows that indoor air can actually be more polluted than outside air. Then […]

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 […]

In with the new, out with the old!

Hi Blog Readers, The ecoShuttle Blog has taken an extended hiatus due to the fact that we’ve been very busy! We have updated our fleet with some new additions, while some of our old standbys have sadly been retired. One such bus, known fondly as the 17-passenger, has said its last goodbyes after nearly 5 […]

5-24-12 Blog

Happy Friday Blog Readers, I hope you all had a great week. Things are sure getting busy here at ecoShuttle! We have many weddings and wine tours already booked this summer, so if you’re thinking about booking an event, the sooner the better! 

RIP Adam Yauch

Happy Friday Blog Readers!   I hope you are all ready for Cinco De Mayo tomorrow! The weather here in Portland is supposed to clear up this weekend, so be careful if you go out on your bicycles.

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!

Electric roads? Green energy ghost towns?

Have you ever wanted to drive a car that runs on the street car or trolley system?  I personally have never really thought about it, but Masahiro Hanazawa at Toyota Central R&D Labs in Japan, working with Takashi Ohira at the Toyohashi University of Technology, are all about figuring out how to make this work.  […]