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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

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

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Dashboard: see how we’re doing

We do what works.

See how we're doing with each 2030 Performance Objective:

Carbon Emissions Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy Waste Recovery Fleet Emissions Water Use

The City of Portland has systematically pursued sustainability in its internal operations since the early 1990s, when City Council first adopted Sustainable City Principles. The City’s current environmental performance objectives were adopted in 2015 to renew the city’s commitments and establish targets for 2030.

Carbon Emissions

Reduce carbon emissions from City operations 53 percent below FY 06–07 levels

Energy Efficiency

Reduce energy use in City operations 2 percent annually

Renewable Energy

Generate or purchase 100 percent of all electricity for City operations from renewable resources

Waste Recovery

Recover 90 percent of waste from City operations by 2030

Fleet Emissions

Reduce fleet vehicle carbon emissions 10 percent from Fiscal Year 06-07 levels

Water Use

Water use is the same or less than Fiscal Year 06–07 levels

Natural Systems

Goal: Approximately 80 percent of City-managed natural areas are in "healthy" or "good" condition

Stormwater Strategies

Goal: Manage 50 percent of stormwater from City-controlled impervious surfaces with sustainable stormwater strategies

Salmon-Safe Certification

Achieved! Portland the first city to earn Salmon-Safe certification for the construction, operation and maintenance of City-managed facilities

Harmful Pollutants

Fully eliminate the use of harmful pollutants in the indoor environment.