Fighting a Plastic Planet

Feeling guilty about existing in a world drowning in plastic? For around $18 a month, Ridwell absolves the shame of generating waste for a select few living in the Portland area. But can the startup really solve our plastic-waste problems?

Neil Goldschmidt Dead at 83

In the 1970s, he launched a political career that made him a national celebrity and put Portland on the map. He also began sexually assaulting a teenager who suffered for the rest of her short life.