Change Yourself Change the World

Sometimes I think, “Wouldn’t it be great to change the way things are?”  Well, yes it would, aside from the huge responsibility were it possible. It isn’t possible, of course – and just as well. But we can change ourselves and how we interact with the world. In fact, the only way we can really … Read More.

Oregon Tradeswomen’s 26th Annual Career Fair

[ May 19, 2018; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way Portland, OR 97230
Oregon Tradeswomen announces its 26th annual Career Fair, offering an introduction to the jobs, skills, and benefits of a career in the skilled construction trades. Learn skills in hands-on workshops, try out tools, meet employers, meet … Read More.

Stream Team’s 19th Annual Earth Day Fest

[ April 21, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Salmon Creek Regional Park April 21, 2018  10am to 2pm
Ride your bike or stroll down the Salmon Creek Green- way to enjoy free children’s activities, wildlife shows, salmon releases and more!

Clark Public Utilities’ StreamTeam is hosting its 19th Annual Earth Day Fest in partnership with Clark County Vegetation Management. Free fun and games for … Read More.

Become a Certified MASTER RECYCLER

Learn from the experts.

Connect with others. Make a difference. Take an eight-week course on the latest informa- tion on consumption and recycling. Then, promise to volunteer 30 hours to share what you learned with neighbors, coworkers and community.

WHAT: Clackamas County course and volunteer program
WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in April and … Read More.

Farm to School

The ABCs of Fresh Food
An innovative effort to bring locally-grown foods to Oregon’s school children and to help them understand where their food comes from received a big thumbs-up when the Oregon State Legislature unanimously passed House Bill 2800 in July.
HB 2800, aslo known as the “Farm to School and School Gardens” bill provides $200,000 … Read More.

Sustainable Schools-Sustainable Solutions

The Zero Waste Alliance’s Sustainable Oregon Schools Initiative, SOSI (pronounced “so see”) has taken a systemic approach to fostering healthy school environments by engaging, educating and inspiring individual schools, districts, and the organizations that support them.
Oregon’s schools comprise an infrastructure large enough to house one-fifth of Oregon’s population and that means they have a large … Read More.

PCC Brokers a Smoothie Deal with OSU, Food Partners

Story and images by James Hill
Article, images, and ‘about the author’ re-posted from Portland Community College with permission. 
It’s not always smooth sailing in the collegiate food and beverage business.
Food service worker Myhanh Luu, who takes business coursesat the Sylvania Campus, serves up a delicious smoothie.
Two years ago, Portland Community College’s Food and Vending Services Manager … Read More.

Where were you in 1991?

Solar Energy International Was Just Getting Started Teaching the World About Renewable Energy Technologies.

Solar Training and Renewable Energy Education – Celebrating 20 Years

For 20 years, Solar Energy International has been dedicated to hands-on and online solar training and renewable energy education in wind, micro-hydro, sustainable building and developing world technologies. Solar Energy International also works … Read More.