Upcycling Windows & Doors – Urban Gardening Projects

As the modern trend toward “green living” continues to gain popularity, several urban centers have found creative and resourceful ways to reduce their carbon footprints on the environment. In particular, one eco-friendly initiative — upcycling — has become increasingly common among city dwellers due to its ease, accessibility and artsy appeal.
Upcycling describes the process of … Read More.

5 Eco-Friendly Car Products  

While walking and riding a bike are the greenest methods of transportation, they aren’t very practical for most people, especially suburbanites. Most of us need our cars to get through daily life – getting to work, shuttling kids around, etc. – so going without a vehicle isn’t really an option. But this doesn’t mean you … Read More.

New Year, New You: How You Can Spend More Time Outdoors

The average American spends 93 percent of their time indoors, according to a study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. When it’s broken down, the time spent in buildings accounts for 87 percent and the last six percent is spent inside of vehicles. If you’re ready to resolve to spend more time outside, … Read More.

9 Awesome Eco-friendly Bedroom Cleaning Tips

Make your bedroom clean and fresh. Infographic provided by  www.wimdu.co.uk

 

Sustainable Landscaping Workshops coming to Montavilla

[ October 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. November 3, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. November 17, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Free workshops put on by East Multnomah County Soil & Water District on Naturescaping, Site Design, and Rain Gardens.
Attend  FREE workshops to learn how to create low-maintenance landscapes that conserve water, prevent pollution and create healthy habitat for local birds & wildlife. Workshops are free and offer low-cost, sustainable gardening tips & resources for all … Read More.