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Metro Holds Trash Talks

OPB | July 29, 2015

This week and last, the Metro Council met to discuss the future of Portland's food waste.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB | Nov. 17, 2014

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Does Barbie Go in the Recycling Bin?

OPB | June 19, 2013

What goes into the recycling bin can sometimes be confusing. A diaper shouldn't but what about a dog-food bag?

Considering The Future of Bicycling

OPB | June 10, 2013

Two new reports, one from the City Club of Portland and one from the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, lay out visions for the future of Portland's bicycle infrastructure.

Environmental News Round-Up

OPB | May 06, 2013

We're bringing together our Ecotrope blogger and Earthfix editor to catch us up on some of the latest environmental news.

Nike Drops Lance Armstrong

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012

We react to the news about Nike dropping Lance Armstrong in response to the recent release of doping evidence.

Lance Armstrong

OPB | Oct. 15, 2012

Now that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has recommended Lance Armstrong be stripped of his titles, where does that leave Livestrong supporters and cycling fans?

Curbside Composting

OPB | Jan. 04, 2012

Two months into Portland's controversial new program cutting back on garbage pick ups and encouraging food composting at the curb, we'll see how it's going.

EcoChallenge 2011

OPB | Oct. 04, 2011

Participants from around the world take part in the annual EcoChallenge to reduce their environmental impact for two weeks.

Talking Trash

OPB | Aug. 12, 2011

Composting is gaining traction at Portland City Hall. What will this mean for you?

Rural Recession

OPB | May 12, 2009

How does a rural community face the challenge of a global economic crisis?

Message in a Bottle

OPB | June 12, 2008

What will changes to an historic Oregon law mean for recycling statewide?