Living Green

  • SOLD! 1-Level Mid-Century Treasure

    A true Mid-Century Prize, move in ready with all the updates you want and need for comfortable living. AC, hardwoods, high eff furnace are just the start!

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  • SOLD FOR WELL OVER ASKING PRICE! Powell Butte Ranch – $279,000

    OPEN HOUSE Tuesday 6/18 11-2pm 4100 SE 132nd Ave. Portland Or 97236 LISTED FOR $279,000 | SOLD FOR $318,000 This dreamy one-level Ranch was originally built in 1964 and is oozing period charm inside and out with perfect mixture of new and old, as this home was lovingly rebuilt in 2005 after enduring a house…

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  • SOLD for $350,000! St. Johns Homestead

    OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 5/19 11-1PM 10167 N. Iris Way Portland OR 97203 This updated Bungalow is oozing with charm and function inside and out, so you can move right in and start living the quintessential Portland dream life! Enter from the cheery front porch, and you’re greeted with gorgeous hardwoods and formal living and dining…

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  • Recycling means buying gently used second hand

    Simplify Your Living and Reduce Your Recycling

    It’s true that we Portlanders are fanatical about recycling. But the latest news stories have been telling us we’ve haven’t gotten the basics down as well as we would like to think. As a result, more and more is going to the landfill rather than to the recycling plant. With landfills filling up and our…

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  • SOLD! Cream of the Crop New Construction – $435,000

    8301 N. Newman Ave. Portland Or 97203 Just Listed at $435,000! This Portsmouth homestead is top quality new construction allowing for low maintenance and carefree living at its finest! Built in 2014 by Everett Custom Homes, this EARTH Advantage Certified home came in at a perfect 10 Home Energy Score, which means cash savings on all…

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  • Locavorism with Stephanie Lundin

    Locavorism: What It Is and Why It’s Healthier

    We’ve talked a lot about our carbon footprints, living green, green building, and how what we do and the way we live has such an impact on our environment. I’m a big fan, and it seems like every single month I’m making more strides to make better, greener choices. Part of this is shopping local for…

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  • Entrance to Portland State University

    The Best Sustainable Walking Tour in Portland

    Portland delivers a crazy green city in all the best ways, and that’s part of why I love it here so much. And right in the middle of downtown sits Portland State University — who contributes much to the sustainable lifestyle. Portland State University is on the leading edge of stormwater management (which we talked about in…

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  • Green Transportion to Keep Portland Beautiful

    How Green Transportation Helps Portland Stay Beautiful

    Trailblazing the Way to Greener Transportation Portland is home to the Trailblazers and for good reason. And while that’s an NBA team, it’s an aptly named one. This city is filled of people who are blazing their own trail, and one of the most well-marked one is our eco-friendly approach to everything. Transportation accounts for…

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  • Healthy Soil Is Important and Composting Helps Produce It

    A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Composting

    Healthy Soil Is Important and Composting Helps Produce It  Composting is just for gardeners, right? I used to think so. But I’m learning that healthy soil is important, and composting is an easy way to get more of it. What’s the big deal about dirt?   Here’s a little Soil 101 to get us started:…

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  • Stephanie Lundin Carbon Footprint Reducer

    How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Why It Matters

     I Grew Up Loving This Planet I had the good fortune of growing up in the 90’s, a time that we thought we had SO much figured out. I survived junior high with the help of way too much White Rain hairspray and countless radio mix-tapes. I also thought I’d be receiving a hover board…

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