Saturday, April 19, 2014

Bicycles!

Torn Curtain | surrealportland

Portland is a land known for it’s coffee scene, good food, outdoors and general... 


So many Adventure Cycling routes to choose from!

Adventure Cycling Association route stickers by our front door. As mentioned here,... 


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Events at the Hostel

Sunday Brunch at the Hawthorne Hostel

Sunday Brunch is Back for the Holidays! Join us Sunday, February 23 for one of... 


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Green/Sustainability

HI-Portland Hawthorne Leads HI-USA Sustainability Pilot Program; Set’s Baseline for Future

At the completion of a 15-hostel pilot eco-certification and sustainability monitoring program, Hostelling International USA (HI-USA) earned Bronze Eco-Certification for eight hostels. Developed in partnership with Sustainable Travel International (STI) and its Sustainable Tourism Education Program™ (STEP), the pilot program was co-led by STI and... [Read more of this review]


Hawthorne Hostel Rainwater Demonstration Project

In 2008, the Hawthorne Hostel received substantial funding from the Bureau of Environmental Services (City of Portland) to build a rainwater harvesting system. This system would add-on and capitalize on its already highly visible EcoRoof (that was funded by the BES in 2001 and built by EcoRoofs Everywhere www.ecoroofseverywhere.com). The Portland Hawthorne... [Read more of this review]


Our Sustainability Awards and Recognitions

The Portland Hawthorne Hostel is committed to operations that embrace environmental, social and economic responsibility. Our significant achievements in sustainability include calculating our carbon footprint and creating a reduction plan, recycling 75 percent of our waste, and composting nearly 2,100 pounds of food waste onsite annually. With grant... [Read more of this review]


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