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Sustainability at Work

Providing free tools and expertise to achieve your goals

Phone: 503-823-7037


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Green Your Business

We match Portland businesses and nonprofits with a sustainability advisor. Advisors begin by getting to know your business and your workplace culture. From there you'll be given access to a variety of services - at no cost - to conserve resources, improve efficiency, save money and provide a healthy and quality workspace for employees.

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  1. Nov 12

    When is compostable not compostable?

    Items labeled compostable or biodegradable should go in the trash, not in your compost bin.

  2. Nov 5

    Getting bottled water delivery? Consider the tap.

    Save money and environmental impact by switching from water delivery to tap water.

  3. Sep 22

    Mayor Hales Joins Local Businesses to Kick Off Climate Week

    Businesses can take action with assistance from Sustainability at Work

  4. Aug 11

    Going paperless takes the hassle out of hiring

    An interview with Ashley Frias of Three Degrees restaurant.

  5. Jun 30

    Upcycled Bikes, Beautiful Creations

    A conversation with Brian Echerer about his business, Velo Gioielli.


Recycling boxes

Order free recycling boxes for every area of your office and make recycling as easy as throwing something away. Paper, notebooks, envelopes, file folders - even bottles and cans can go in the box. Learn more »