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Email: sustainabilityatwork@portlandoregon.gov

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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. Feb 3

    Give your filing cabinets the pink slip

    The owner of Portland’s One Inch Round digitized operations and saw cost savings, easier customer transactions and less paper use.

  2. Jan 8

    Three ways to trim your waste in 2016

    Lose the water weight, trim down paper towel use and drop those disposables.

  3. Nov 12

    When is "compostable" not compostable?

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

  4. Nov 5

    Getting bottled water delivery? Consider the tap.

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

  5. Sep 22

    Mayor Hales Joins Local Businesses to Kick Off Climate Week

    Businesses can take action with assistance from Sustainability at Work

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