Electric Living

Gas Powered Washing Machines
How many of us give our washing machines a second thought? And why should we? They’re reliable, automatic, hidden away, and quietly serve us when needed, with little fuss or mess.
It was not always so.
Back in the “good ole days”, Maytag (and others) built gasoline engine-powered washing machines because only cities had … Read More.

13th Annual Energy Conservation Resource Fair

[ October 24, 2015; 3:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] 13th Energy Conservation Resource Fair at Beaverton High School

A free event:
Saturday, October 24th, 2015
9:30am – 2:00pm
Beaverton High School
1300 SW 2nd St
Get information and resources on energy and water conservation, health and safety, greener living, employment, transportation, legal aid and much more. Free activities for adults and children, including face-painting, health and vision screenings, door prizes, … Read More.

5th Annual Sustainability Fair

[ October 17, 2015; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] See you this weekend at the Garden Home Sustainability Fair!

10 Ways to Keep Your Heat Indoors this Winter

Along with the changing seasons comes that inevitable dip in temperature which makes you want to snuggle under a blanket and avoid the frigid outdoors as much as possible. However, despite your efforts to shut out the cold weather, sometimes warm air escapes through windows, doors and other openings, thereby causing temperatures to drop inside.
Implementing … Read More.

Go Green Portland

[ October 6, 2015; ]

GoGreen Portland kicks off in one week on October 6. Go Green Portland brings together business leaders and pioneering thinkers from the private, public, education and nonprofit sectors, to share strategies for improving collaborative processes, measurable results and innovative approaches around sustainability. Register  with code GLJ15 and take a 30% discount on your tickets.

Find the program … Read More.