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Changes in China affect Portland recycling

An effort in China to curb pollution means Portland-area recycler Far West Fibers has to change the kinds of containers and plastic items it can accept.

Zenger Farm to double program capacity

Portland nonprofit Zenger Farm plans to break ground on an "urban grange."

Small Portland company does vinyl mastering

Portland-based Telegraph Mastering is one of only two local studios that can cut a stereo vinyl lacquer.

Elephants Deli goes green

Elephants Delicatessen added new recycling and composting stations to keep more items out of the waste stream.

Foreclosure activity down

Lenders foreclosed on 52,000 U.S. homes in April, down 16% from 62,000 in April 2012.

LNG pipeline unites landowners against it

The potential environmental impact of the proposed Pacific Connecter Gas Pipeline has landowners worried.

Longshore union protests grain lockout in boats

Longshore workers are taking to the water to confront scabs in the Portland and Vancouver grain terminal lockouts.