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Sustainability at Work

Providing free tools and expertise to achieve your goals

Phone: 503-823-7037

Email: sustainabilityatwork@portlandoregon.gov

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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. Apr 16

    5 Reasons to stop idling after 10 seconds

    Do you commute by car or drive for work? Reduce your impact: stop idling.

  2. Apr 8

    How could a restaurant cut its energy in half? Ask Tamale Boy.

    Learn how Tamale Boy uses 50% less energy than similar restaurants.

  3. Apr 2

    4 ways to get coworkers excited about Earth Day

    Try these tips during April, or any time of the year.

  4. Apr 2

    For Earth Month (that’s now!), bring your own mug and win prizes

    This April, drink coffee (or tea), use a reusable mug, and get entered to win prizes. Organized by a group of Green Teams throughout Portland.

  5. Mar 24

    Biggest challenges, best solutions: top take-aways from Problem Solved

    Individuals from a wide variety of Portland businesses gathered to share challenges and advice around workplace sustainability efforts.

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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 »