By Becky Striepe on April 19, 2010
Americans go through a lot of plastic soda bottles every year. A lot. And it turns out we only recycle about 20% of them, which is pretty disappointing. Coca Cola saw this problem too, and they decided to do something about it.
By LiveOAK Staff on July 30, 2009
“Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It Means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ local workers at decent wages and serve primarily local consumers. It means becoming more self-sufficient and less dependant on imports. Control moves from the boardrooms of distant corporations and back into the community [...]
By Derek Markham on March 28, 2009
Two enterprising Portlanders are fueling their passion for organic food, local agriculture, and bicycles with a soup-er business: SoupCycle. Jed and Shauna, self-proclaimed Soupetarians, delivery fresh, homemade soup, bread, and salad direct to homes and offices by bicycle. It’s almost enough to make me want to move to Portland…
By LiveOAK Staff on March 1, 2008
Upgrade: $599 The Voltaic Generator is the first solar bag powerful enough to charge a laptop. It uses high efficiency solar cells to generate maximum power in the limited space available. It includes a battery pack custom designed to efficiently store and convert the electricity generated. It can also charge cell phones and most other [...]