1. Showcase PDX


    from Blue Voice Enterprises / Added

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    Welcome to the world of Portland’s creative innovators, the world of Showcase PDX. Our first program shines a spotlight on a cross-section of entrepreneurs that are contributing to the economic future of the region while fostering the values that make Portland a top destination: community, sustainability, and holistic living. On this show, host Michkael Baker interviews three innovators: Michael Lynn from the worker-owned, community-focused coffee house, Muddy Waters; life and business coach Angel True, who provides guidance to help people love what they do and do what they love; and Gibran McDonald, a tea “composer,” who mixes herbal “melodies” to harmonize the body and soul. In addition, see profiles of local entrepreneurs Wyatt Woods and Donald Tyler, owners of Holy Kakow, purveyor of all-natural, high-quality cocoa powders and syrups; and singer/songwriter Keegan Smith, whose music celebrates and represents the essence of the Portland experience. And we’re just getting started! For more information, check out our comprehensive website, ShowcasePDX.com, your portal to a brighter future for Portland

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    • 3rings >> Crossville @ HD Expo 2010


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      See the associated article on 3rings: http://3rings.designerpages.com/2010/05/24/crossville-hd-expo-2010/

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      • The Sustainability of Self Trailer


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        What is true sustainability and how is our external world a representation of our own inner independence? The Sustainability of Self is a documentary that follows two travelers for two years across the world and back seeking solutions for a world on the verge of transformation.

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        • Sustainabiity 101


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          Learn about sustainability, how it can save you money and time, plus your health and the earth. Natural Step Framework approach included. Talk given by Terry Gips, President, Sustainability Associates and Board President at Alliance for Sustainability.

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          • CSRminute: Alcatel-Lucent's "Empower" Program for India; George Washington University's New Sustainability Institute


            from 3BL Media / Added

            Corporate Social Responsibility News: Alcatel-Lucent's "Empower" Program for India; George Washington University's New Sustainability Institute

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            • Environment Sustainability at Microsoft Australia


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              A video showing Microsoft Australia's Environment & Sustainability efforts

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              • BLVD


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                In our daily lives we are surrounded by data, much of which we create ourselves. GPS chips in our mobile devices, purchase records from credit card use, transit payments with RFID, and more all add up to paint a picture of our daily lives. But for the most part we do not have access to this data—even though we create it, we are not able to use it to our advantage. At the same time, there is a growing awareness around how our movements and behaviors impact our personal carbon impact. We are beginning to realize that the actions we take on a daily basis have a cumulative impact on the health of our environment. But along with this awareness comes confusion about what steps we can take to change our behavior. How might we access our personal data in a way that helps us change behaviors that impact to our carbon footprint? How might we do this in a fun, engaging way? BLVD is our answer to these questions. Simply put, it is an online social network game that gives people access to their carbon data, and provides incentives to change their behavior, with the overall goal of reducing carbon output. Class: Sustainability Studio Spring 2010 Team Members: Neil Straghalis, Anna Aquistapace, Kurt McColluch, Danielle Zimmerman, Jason Linder

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                • Saved by Droog


                  from Robert Andriessen / Added

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                  During the salone del mobile in Milan, Droog presented their Saved by Droog collection which was based on 5135 items bought at liquidation sales. They asked 14 designers to reinterpretate the objects and turn these discarded products into newly wanted products. more info on www.droog.com www.designguide.tv

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                  • Eco-gastronomy: Engrained at ASU


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                    Katrina Shum, sustainability manager at Engrained explains how their company and ASU are working to make sustainability a reality, in this case, the efforts to conserve energy, reduce waste and partner with local farmers translates into sustainable food that is at once delicious and responsible. Produced and edited by Chakris Kussalanant.

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                    • Have Keg, Will Pedal


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                      Transportation and simple living are two of my favorite soapboxes. With this project, I want to dispel the notion that bikes are difficult, dangerous, impractical, etc. So I rode my bike, with an empty keg in tow, to my favorite local craft brewery (Stone Brewing). We had a couple of beers, and talked to the folks there about their commitment to sustainability. Then I loaded up a fresh keg, and pedaled it home 17 miles over some consequential elevation changes. I don't expect everyone to drag a 160lb keg up a steep hill on a bicycle, but I see my neighbors driving 1/4 mile from their homes to go to Vons, carrying their groceries away in plastic bags. Then they drive back to the same shopping center to get their requisite exercise at 24hr fitness. I just want to convince them to bike or walk that 1/4 mile to Vons to fill up a backpack with useful brew. At once they'll save time and money, and reduce dependence on oil and pollution going into our oceans.

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