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|Friday, February 03, 2012|
Portland B Corp The Joinery bought a $30,000 machine that turns sawdust into wood briquettes for burning.
The machine reduces the furniture maker's waste by 80%.
Since installing the machine last August, The Joinery has started making 1,225 pounds of briquettes each week and giving them away to anyone who wants them.
"I use them in my outdoor fireplace," said Mark Dunning, who oversees machines at The Joinery. "They burn really hot."
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
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VIDEO BY JESSE LARSON
Profiling some of the organizations featured in the 2015 list.
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Thursday, October 01, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN
Images from the big 2015 celebration of worker-friendly organizations that make a difference.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Oregon Business magazine has named the seventh annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon. The rankings were revealed Wednesday night during an awards dinner at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
Alan Lehto, TriMet's director of policy & planning, shares a few thoughts on ride sharing and more nimble bus services.
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BY JOE CORTRIGHT
Corporate headquarters are no longer a marker of economic prowess.
Friday, October 02, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
Our intrepid (and expecting) research editor finds the child care search involves long waiting lists, costly fees and no certainty of securing a place before she goes back to work.
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