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Class shows how to live lighter in a sustainable world

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PORTLAND, Ore. – In today’s world, being green is all the rage. Now, people can learn how to live green thanks to a non-credit Portland Community College class.

In Living Lighter in a Sustainable World, Craig Briggs will explore the practical, cost benefit solutions to make a home, vehicle or lifestyle green. He’ll show students how to make a prioritized action plan; and cover the science of energy, including chemical pollution, habitat conservation and global warming,

This class will meet from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 4 through Oct. 25 in the Cedar Room of the Lake Oswego Adult Center, 505 G Avenue. Cost is $49. For more information, call 503-731-6622.

Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 91,000 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at www.pcc.edu/news. PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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