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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

BPS E-News: Ask questions about City programs at summer events near you

This summer there are many opportunities to talk with BPS and City staff about using your garbage, recycling and composting roll carts, and to learn ways to be more sustainable. Below is a calendar of just a few of the events where you will find us!

BPS Outreach 

Be Cart Smart will be on hand to discuss the new Curbside Collection System at the following events:


Dirt to Dinner: From the Farm to Your Table

OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave

Saturday, August 4

10 am – 4 pm


Sunday Parkways

Southeast Portland

Sunday, August 26

11 am – 4 pm


Build It Green! Information Fair

Green Depot, 819 SE Taylor St 

Saturday, September 22

10 am – 2 pm


Your Sustainable City will be at the following events to help you live healthy, save money, conserve resources and find ways to engage with the City.

Native American Housing to Homeownership Fair           

NAYA, 5135 NE Columbia Blvd

Saturday, July 28

10 am – 3 pm


Multnomah Days

Multnomah Village (SW 31st – SW 39th at Capitol Hwy)

Saturday, August 18

8 am – 4 pm

Sunday Parkways


East Portland

Sunday, September 30

11 am – 4 pm    


African American Home Buying Fair       

Legacy Emmanuel Atrium, 501 N Graham

Saturday, October 13

9 am – 4:30 pm