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We’ve been wet but that doesn’t mean we’re immune to wildfires. Here’s how to prepare

As we sit here in mid-June, after having already passed our average rainfall for the month, it’s…

Environmental group urges DEQ to regulate trash on Willamette River

Willamette Riverkeeper has petitioned the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to regulate trash on the Willamette River…

Become a Certified Master Recycler and volunteer to teach others

Want to make a difference in your community while also learning about repair, reuse, compost, toxics, equity…

Study shows disposable coffee cup releases billions of nanoplastic particles

It’s often said that you are what you eat. But what about what you drink? If you…

City’s study shows Portland losing tree canopy

A city’s urban tree canopy has so many benefits, from reducing summer peak temperatures and air pollution…

Is Starbucks really eliminating their disposable cups?

We’ve heard the company make promises about moving away from single-use cups before, so excuse me for…

UPDATE on stolen guitars from Oregon Music Hall of Fame

In February, 72 autographed guitars were stolen from the storage unit of the OMHOF in Portland. You…

France bans plastic packaging on produce

France has taken another big step in reducing single-use plastics, as of January 1st, most produce can…

Tips for saving gas

Gas prices are soaring and Oregon has some of the highest prices in the country, so this…



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