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Oregon Film Office Says Thanks To “Leverage” For Four Great Seasons Shooting In Portland By Donating Neighborhood Trees

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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The Oregon Film & Television Office thanked Leverage for four great seasons shooting in the Portland Metro area by donating four trees to be planted in metro neighborhoods through the  Friends Of Trees non-profit program.  Leverage’s Producer, Dean Devlin,  was presented with a certificate noting the dates and neighborhoods the trees will be planted by […]

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Green Happenings – Walking The Green Talk

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Last week I attended the Go Green Portland conference with such speakers as Cylvia Hayes, the founder and CEO of 3EStrategies, (a clean economy consulting firm) and partner of Gov. John Kitzhaber; Duncan Wyse, president of the Oregon Business Council; Carol Sanford, author of “The Responsible Business” and Nick Barham of Weiden and Kennedy.   […]

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Sustainable Business Oregon Talks Green Impact

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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Lee van Der Voo, a contributing writer for Sustainable Business Oregon contacted our office last week to find out more about sustainable production efforts and practices that are taking place on set and in production offices in Oregon.  You can read the whole article in their news section here. Sustainable Business Oregon is a “publication […]

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Top Gear USA – Can You Get From Portland to San Francisco On Just One Tank Of Gas?

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

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We will find out tonight if it’s possible to drive from Portland to San Fransisco on just one tank of gas. The History Channel’s  Top Gear USA series, modeled after the UK BBC series of the same name, has a similar set up with weekly car challenges and rewards.  Tonight’s challenge takes presenters, Tanner Foust, […]

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“Grimm” Honored with Environmental Award

Monday, May 14, 2012

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NBC Universal’s series, “Grimm” was honored for it’s environmentally friendly production practices at the 33rd Annual Travel Portland Tourism and Hospitality Industry Awards last week.  This award recognizes environmentally friendly business practices that “help sustain Oregon’s exceptional quality of life”. “Grimm” has utilized many local green and sustainable vendors during season 1 and plans on […]

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Wheel of Fortune – Going Green Week From Portland

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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This year marks the fifth season that Wheel of Fortune has featured a “Going Green” theme week. In past seasons, Pat and Vanna have offered viewers tips for going green and have shared updates about what Sony Pictures is doing to keep the studio lot environmentally-friendly.  As well as the kick off Going Green Week, […]

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At Sony Pictures “A Greener World” even The Wheel Is Green…..

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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We have already blogged about the Wheel of Fortune shooting a week’s worth of shows this week end and early next in Portland for their up-coming “green week” but I also wanted to take the opportunity to give a shout out to Sony Pictures Entertainment and their sustainability efforts. Like other studios, Sony Pictures has […]

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ReStore is Open for Film and TV Business

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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  ReStore, a Habitat For Humanity division, can be found nationwide and is open to the public.  They sell an enormous variety of reclaimed building materials; everything from doors and windows all the way to the proverbial kitchen sink.  The proceeds from our local stores go to Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for […]

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Governor Kitzhaber Presents Green Leadership Award to PlyVeneer Products for Development of Sustainable Set Construction Material, “ScenicPly”

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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  Governor Kitzhaber presented the Oregon Governor’s Award for Green Leadership to PlyVeneer Products, (for the development of ScenicPly in collaboration with EcoScenic) on Monday night at the Film Office’s public Annual Meeting in Portland.  Reading the details of the award was First Lady of Oregon, Cylvia Hayes.  (Cylvia  is also founder of 3E Strategies, […]

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Grimm Doesn’t Just Look Green Because Of The Weather….

Thursday, November 17, 2011

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We could not have been happier when NBC Universal contacted us to collaborate on their greening efforts for the series, Grimm.  We immediately recognized this particular show as a good match and unique opportunity to put the foundation of our previous work in identifying green vendors and services to good use. NBCUniversal’s Green Is Universal […]

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