Be Resourceful Blog
Tackle your shopping and to-do lists while saving money, reducing waste and enjoying the experience just a little more (from the Climate Action Now blog)
Local guide books and maps can help you plan your adventure for little to no cost
Spring cleaning is the perfect time for reusing, swapping and sharing useful goods while creating community with local resources.
Something borrowed, something…used! Tap local resources to lower expenses and create a lower-waste wedding.
Spring is in the air and it isn’t too early to think about gardening. Plan ahead to get the most out of your tools, your yard and your time!
Learn ways to use local resources to save more and share with others
Show your love by shopping local, treating someone to an experience, or get crafty!
Join Be Resourceful at Fix-It Fair and learn ways to save money and connect to community resources
Borrowing, sharing, swapping or renting items is an easy and fun way to be resourceful this year
Where do you go to Be Resourceful?
Portland offers many resourceful gift ideas for the holiday season. From gifts of experience to local crafts, here are some ways to save more and live more during this season.
The green holiday guide offers creative, eco-friendly tips to save more and live more this holiday season
Sign up for Catalog Choice to reduce the waste and clutter junk mail brings into your home
Fix-It Fair season begins on Sat, Nov 17 at Madison High School
Find ways to reuse, swap and share this Halloween
Portland is full of ways to help you outfit your kids while saving money, time and resources
Portland is full of ways to help you get everything you need for a new baby, while saving money and resources
Get more for your remodel! Portland is full of ways to help you save money and resources while you recreate your space.
Moving might be stressful, but it doesn’t have to break the bank—or require buying a lot of new things
Portland plays host to national reuse conference, Oct 18-20 at DoubleTree by Hilton
Get organized and create less waste
Choose experiences and DIY projects to save money and add your personal touch
Help to reduce your grocery bill
Find ways to fix items yourself
Show your creativity by reusing and repurposing everyday items
Locate options and alternatives to purchasing new clothes
The Nifty Notters of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton have been practicing the recycling and reusing of fabric for many years...
Read stories from folks all over the region who are finding ways to creatively shift their priorities to experiences over stuff -- and who are reaping the benefits.
Canning vegetables from her home garden is one of the ways Mindy is being resourceful.