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Metro Region Resources

Clackamas County

  • The City of Lake Oswego recognizes that local government plays a vital role in fostering sustainability and is committed to adopting, implementing, and maintaining sustainable practices.
  • The Clackamas County Office of Sustainability supports and coordinates sustainability activities within and throughout Clackamas County.
  • The Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) provides resource conservation technical services to landowners and local community partners.
  • Clackamas County Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Find information on residential and commercial recycling do’s and don’ts.
  • The Clackamas River Water Providers is a coalition of the municipal water providers on the Clackamas River that are working together on water resource issues. The purpose of the organization is to collectively fund and coordinate efforts regarding water resource planning and management, water conservation and the development of the Clackamas River on a sustainable basis.
  • Growing Solar is a community-based, volunteer-driven initiative enabling county residents to have solar domestic water heating or photo voltaic panels installed at a group purchase rate.
  • West Linn Sustainability Find information on events, West Linn’s sustainability plan and business resources.

Washington County

  •  Clean Water Services is a water resources management utility in the Tualatin River Watershed. It also works with its 12 member cities (Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Hillsboro, King City, Forest Grove, Sherwood, Cornelius, Banks, Gaston, Durham, and North Plains) to build and maintain the public sanitary sewer and storm water management system.
  • Partners for a Sustainable Washington County Community is a coalition of 11 Washington County governments working together on sustainability. The agency researches sustainable practices for Partners, facilitates collaboration between Partner organizations, and develops sustainability education and training for the Partners and the Washington County community at large.
  • With the goal of improving and encouraging green initiatives, the City of Beaverton is striving to be a leader in environmental awareness. The department coordinating these efforts is Sustainable Beaverton.
  • For unincorporated Washington County, Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) is the water provider with rebates and water conservation tips for residents and businesses.
  • Washington County recognizes the role and responsibility for public agencies to protect and conserve natural resources, use financial resources effectively and efficiently, and celebrate the achievements of a healthy and productive organization.
  • Washington County Construction Debris and Recycling Find information on residential and commercial recycling do’s and don’ts.

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