by Kristen Purdy — March 25, 2013
Students at Victor’s Dining Hall were pleasantly surprised, or at least a little perplexed, when a bike generator was brought in to power the smoothie blender.
by Christina Williams — March 7, 2013
Yoram Bauman bills himself as the world’s only standup economist but his presentation at Portland State University’s Institute for Sustainable Solutions this week also included a serious side: An argument for a carbon tax and a pitch for how one could pencil out for Oregon.
by Robert Nuvolini — February 25, 2013
by Deven McCanna — February 22, 2013
The Portland State EcoReps recently made our own laundry detergent and household disinfectant spray. Homemade cleaning supplies are super simple to make, contain fewer harmful chemicals than most prefabricated products, and are less expensive—only $5.50 for approximately 100 loads!
by Emily Waters — February 14, 2013
Discussion, chitchat, small talk, dialogue, conversation. Offering tea, coffee, snacks, and energy-conscious raffle prizes, EcoReps recently spoke with students about ways to reduce their energy consumption.
by Fletcher Beaudoin — February 8, 2013
Coffee. Basketball. Beer. Portland has a lot of great things to offer, but these are three of our best. Mix in a ride on the Streetcar, and you have yourself a true Portland experience. As part of the Oregon Higher Education Conference last week, I led a group of students and staff from three different Oregon universities on a tour featuring three of Portland’s greenest local businesses. And, of course, we did it all by public transit.