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The City of Portland, Oregon

World Environment Day 2013

Portland, Oregon celebrated Word Environment Day on June 5, 2013

Green Building & Infrastructure

  • Build It Green!

    BIG! Home Tour is a self-guided tour of green remodels and new homes around the Portland metropolitan area plus a family-friendly Info Fair at Green Depot in SE Portland.

  • Green Building Economic Development Study

    This report, based on interviews with leading green building professionals, is designed to help stimulate discussion and shape an agenda to strengthen Portland’s emerging green building industry.

  • Portland Ecoroof Program

    Ecoroofs absorb carbon dioxide, cool urban heat islands, and filter air pollutants. Ecoroofs increase habitat for birds and insects and provide much needed greenspace for urban dwellers. Learn more about how to create an ecoroof on your property. 

  • Portland Sustainability Institute

    Learn more about the Ecodistrict approach to sustainability and green innovation that has taken off in Portland and is spreading to other cities.