• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Yes on Measure 92 Supporters Concede

    Yes on Measure 92 Supporters Concede

    December 11, 2014

    Supporters of a measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods in Oregon are conceding defeat. The Yes on 92 campaign says there are no other legal options left that could lead them to victory.

    Bike Path Hearing to Continue

    Bike Path Hearing to Continue

    December 9, 2014

    The conversation about a proposed bike path in Benton County is still on the table, after Tuesday’s planning commission meeting about the issue was for the second time set to continue at a later date.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    New E-Recycling Rules Coming in January

    New E-Recycling Rules Coming in January

    December 17, 2014

    Changes are in store come Jan. 1 for turning in old electronics. Retailers must follow certain requirements under Oregon's electronics recycling law. Starting Jan. 1, the program will include free recycling of printers, keyboards and mice.

    2015 Recycle Art Calendar Released

    2015 Recycle Art Calendar Released

    December 10, 2014

    Some local students are helping create a year-long celebration of living a sustainable lifestyle. Artwork from 14 local school kids has been selected for the 2015 Recycle Art Calendar. It's a free calendar produced by BRING Recycling for the past 27 years.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    October 30, 2014

    It is the end of the planting season, but we're not done planting just yet. There are some plants that you can get in your yard--or maybe you have them in your yard--that are going to help you get through winter.

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    October 23, 2014

    True of false. You can't grow citrus trees in Oregon. Answer: False. You can definitely grow them, but you have to bring them inside from about October to April. And when you bring them inside, there are a few things you need to do so you can get some fruit.