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Green Living Headlines
The city of Portland is turning to crowdsourcing to help fund a solar power project.
Is the biggest meal of the year a little too big?
If you notice a few more trees around your neighborhood this fall, you won't be the only one.
President Obama has tapped Washington's governor to be a part of a task force advising the government on climate change.
Ever seen an electric unicycle?
A group of neighbors in the Gateway area are almost ready to break ground on a project that would turn 24 empty acres into a mountain biking park.
Some students and a teacher at Gladstone High School decided to build their own hybrid truck.
By using the right materials, you can cut your energy use in half.
The Yoga Union is turning a building in Southeast Portland into one of only ten certified "living buildings" worldwide. A living building uses net-zero water, net-zero energy and is built using stringent guidelines for sustainability.
A local startup developed a new kind of gardening box that you put together like Legos.
It's an environmentally-friendly way to get around your house.
The Water Resources Education Center is Vancouver's premier destination for learning about conserving water.