Archives for March 2010

The Spring Issue of the Green Living Journal Is Out

The Spring issue of the Green Living Journal is now available and we are celebrating the 20th birthday of the founding of our magazine in Vermont.
You can find us at all the usual places or you can read it online.
As usual this issue is full of fresh and timely information with articles on the health … Read More.

GreenLight Pallet

Stalkmarket Compostable Tableware

Perfect Timing

From EcoGeek here are a couple of related news items that you can take as you see fit:
First: A new study from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies has identified on-road transportation as the most significant overall source contributing to global warming. Power generation, while having the greatest total impact, also includes a large number … Read More.

Portland’s Coal Problem

According to Mayor Sam Adams,Portland receives 68 percent of its power from non-renewable fossil fuels and over 44 percent is produced by coal. A great deal of that coal-fired power generation originates in the Rocky Mountains.

Oregon’s only coal-fired electric power plants is located in Boardman, Oregon. It is the state’s largest stationary source of carbon … Read More.

Portland’s Looptworks – Eco-clothing from Industry Cast-offs

Looptworks is a Portland company that creates a sustainable clothing line and accessories by upcycling fabric and other components from clothing industry pre-consumer waste. The hip clothing line uses would-be cast-offs, everything from fabric to fasteners, and thread to zippers, to make its apparel.
The average textile factory produces 60,000 pounds of pre-consumer waste weekly. The … Read More.