Bill Gates is investing $2 billion in renewable technology over the next five years, according to an interview with The Financial Times. “Cleantech” companies and startups are on the rise with investors looking for the next big thing in green technology. But you don’t need to wait for the technology sector to catch up and … Read More.
[ April 14, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Thursday, April 14
from 11am-1:00 pm
World Trade Center Plaza,
25 SW Salmon, Portland
More than 40 vendors will be on hand, showcasing everything from alternative transportation, environmental and beneficial nonprofits and, of course, sharing ways to reduce and manage energy consumption. There will be collections for gently used books, an E-waste turn in for old … Read More.
The importance of sustainable living is picking up momentum. From buying locally grown produce to conserving water, there are endless ways to help make your mark on our planet in a positive way right in your own home.
For those interested in making their home even more eco-friendly — to help save the planet and to … Read More.
[ 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.
Energy efficiency, carbon footprint, emissions: You know these are measurements you should monitor and adjust, but how to get started? What’s the best way for an Average Joe (or Jane) to take charge of their energy use?
Thankfully you don’t have to pursue a fancy science degree to begin understanding your carbon footprint. Instead, you just … Read More.
[ October 25, 2014; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] The 12th annual Community Action Energy Conservation Fair
Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Lincoln St Elementary School 801 NE Lincoln St, Hillsboro, OR
The 12th annual Community Action Energy Conservation Fair presents information on energy saving, health and safety, and community resources. There are activities for adults and children, doors prizes and … Read More.
In an economy struggling to recover, businesses and individuals alike are trimming costs wherever possible. Many homeowners are choosing to put their budgets on a diet — and a good place to start eliminating unnecessary costs is with energy use. Most homeowners pay dearly for the convenience of appliances, climate control, and electric lighting. Among … Read More.
[ October 26, 2013; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Community Action’s Energy Conservation and Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, October 26, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at Mountain View Middle School, 17500 SW Farmington Rd., Beaverton, OR. The fair is free and open to everyone in the community. There are activities for adults and children. Information at the fair is available … Read More.