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Community members have asked how they can participate in the care and maintenance of Portland's green streets. Environmental Services has responded with the Green Street Steward program. If you live, work or run a business in Portland you qualify to be a part of this program.
The city takes care of green streets and welcomes your help. As a Green Street Steward you can help with simple activities that include picking up trash, removing leaves and debris, and occasional weeding and watering.
Participating in the Green Street Steward program is a rewarding way to contribute to your community and keep Portland’s rivers clean. Read more about the program and find out how you can become a Green Street Steward.
When you sign up to become a Green Street Steward, you will be directed through a series of steps including:
Call 503-823-8764 or email GreenStreetStewards@portlandoregon.gov.
Green street facts
See where Portland green streets are located, and available for adoption
Register to adopt a Green Street
How-to guidance for maintaining Green Streets (974kb PDF)
Find photos and information about weeds commonly found in green street planters. Updated June 2017.
Green Street Steward Program FAQs
Businesses and Community Organizations that have joined our Green Street Steward community
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