Green Tips

Hear KINK Green Tips with Shelly B. Monday through Friday at 6:15am, 1:30pm and 7:30pm. Quick tips on the environment and what you can do to protect it! HAVE A SUGGESTION?

What are YOU doing at home, work, in your daily life, to keep your carbon footprint light, keep it sustainable, green, eco-friendly. What’s working for you in your home, family, backyard, for your pets? Share with us and we’ll share it with the KINK Community.


KINK Better Living Show 2014

Posted by Samala on March 24, 2014
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Check out the Better Living Show March 29-30 at the Expo Center. THE place for green technology, healthy living, home & garden and activities for the kids!  Learn more here.


Yard, Garden, and Patio Show

Posted by L&L Broadcasting on February 28, 2014

Join us for the 2014 Yard, Garden & Patio Show, February 28 – March 2, presented by Dennis’ Seven Dees Landscaping & Garden Centers!

Experience the spectacular Showcase Gardens, Outdoor Cooking Classes, Urban Edible Garden, Free Garden Seminars& Demonstrations, the Remarkable Green Market and much more.


America Recycles Day

Posted by kinkfm on November 12, 2013

Take the pledge to learn, act, and share.

The national recycling rate has increased every year for the past 30 years.

The current recycling rate is 34.7%.

JOIN US IN RECYCLING MORE.

For America Recycles Day 2013, I pledge to:

Learn. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community at americarecyclesday.org.

Act. Reduce my personal waste by recycling. Within the next …

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Be apart of Schoolyard Farms

Posted by kinkfm on November 5, 2013

Help bring fresh veggies to school cafeterias with Schoolyard Farms.

A new Portland-area nonprofit called Schoolyard Farms launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo yesterday to raise money for a pilot farm at Candy Lane Elementary School in Milwaukie. Read more here.

Source: Portland Tribune


Clean The Beach This Weekend!

Posted by kinkfm on October 25, 2013

Join thousands of volunteers to clear the entire Oregon coast of wayward trash. Dress for rain or shine, bring a reusable water bottle, a reusable bag or bucket, and an old colander for sifting the tidelines for small pieces of plastic. Be safe! Avoid logs in the water and marine mammals, and never turn your back to the ocean! This …

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Paddle to Preserve Ross Island

Posted by kinkfm on October 24, 2013

Join Portland Parks & Recreation and Willamette Riverkeeper for a morning of canoeing out to Ross Island to plant native plants that will improve the plant community and wildlife habitat on the island.

Bring your own canoe or kayak or reserve a place on one of our boats. No paddling experience necessary. Canoes, PFDs, paddles, and instruction will be provided. This …

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PCC Course Goes Green

Posted by kinkfm on October 15, 2013

Portland Community College is offering the first-of-its-kind class in fuel cells, providing a new option for students to explore careers in green energy.

The Electronic Engineering Technology Program at PCC’s Sylvania campus in Southwest Portland is collaborating with ClearEdge Power, a Hillsboro manufacturer of cutting-edge fuel cell technology. PCC earlier installed two of the company’s fuel cells …

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Turn Your Career Green!

Posted by kinkfm on June 25, 2013

Considering a job change that will bring you closer to environmental issues? Head to Sustainable Business Oregon’s website and check out their green jobs page. With positions ranging from Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager at SolarWorld to a marketing internship at Green Building Services Inc you’re bound to find something to fulfill your passion of being green. Click here for Green Jobs!


Find your Dream Chicken

Posted by kinkfm on April 5, 2013
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Modern Farmer has provided a handy resource to tell you what kind of chicken is right for you, but I was a little disappointed that they didn't present it in Cosmo quiz form. So here’s the Grist List quiz, based on Modern Farmer’s chicken guide, to determine your chicken personality.

Your chicken would live:

a) In my mouth, after I cook it.

b) …

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Green Tip: Clean Energy Works Oregon

Posted by kinkfm on March 1, 2013

Another Portland winter around the corner. Wish your  home was more cozy, more comfortable and less of an energy waster?

CLEAN ENERGY WORKS OREGON

CEWO is a non profit that helps homeowners take direct action. The program offers no money down easy financing and simple qualification made possible by partnerships between public and private oganizations, and non profits like Energy Trust of …

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KINK Better Living Show 2014
Yard, Garden, and Patio Show
America Recycles Day
Be apart of Schoolyard Farms
Clean The Beach This Weekend!
Paddle to Preserve Ross Island
PCC Course Goes Green
Turn Your Career Green!
Find your Dream Chicken
Green Tip: Clean Energy Works Oregon
Green Tip: Organicology
Green Tip: Free Geek
Green Tip: Homemade Dog Treats
Winter Trail Days
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