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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. May 26

    Paper 101: Pushing the envelope on Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Tips to reduce, reuse and recycle paper.

  2. May 26

    Paper 101: We need to talk about the 4,000 elephants in the room.

    Businesses in the Portland metro region are throwing out the equivalent of 4,000 elephants worth of paper each year.

  3. May 19

    PeopleTowels at Research into Action

    Learn how Research Into Action has nearly eliminated paper towel waste.

  4. May 12

    For Earth Month 2015, 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. Apr 16

    5 Reasons to stop idling after 10 seconds

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


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 »