Sustainability: Sundown At Ecotrust

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
Sundown at EcoTrust In the month of July, on each Thursday, EcoTrust will be hosting an outdoor concert. Each week there will be a different theme, focusing on sustainable living in our region. The series will of course feature great local and regional talent as well as 40-50 sponsor booths that will provide educational and valuable information on the week’s topic. The entire concert series is powered my solar, wind and bio diesel generators. Hot Lips Pizza and Laughing Planet are on board to bring you some yummy eats and some great refreshments while you listen to some amazing tunes! This is a great opportunity for the people of Portland, Oregon to get involved in renewable energy and sustainability. There will also be great activities for the family as well.…
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Sustainability Hawthorne Portland

Portland Oregon Info
Today we look at what inner South East Portland is doing to promote sustainability in the Hawthorne District as well as the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood including Ladd's Addition. The "Green Streets" program addresses rainwater (an issue in Portland, Oregon) while at the same time making our streets safer and more attractive to pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan is fairly simple; to put green spaces between car traffic and pedestrians which will absorb an estimated 74,000 gallons of rain runoff water yearly. Additionally, the placement of these green spaces will give pedestrians & cyclists shorter street crossings while giving drivers more visibility of pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Not only that, Realtors applaud the plan which includes improving the marking of bicycle lanes, helping the environment and beautifying our streets. Call us when…
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