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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

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General Resources
Metro Recycling Hotline
Information on construction site recycling options

Metro Construction Industry Toolkit
A clearinghouse of information on construction material recycling, contractors and resources for salvaged building materials

Building Savings: Strategies for Waste Reduction of Construction and Demolition Debris from BuildingsDownloadable study from the United States Environmental Protection Agency found by going to link below, clicking on "Construction and Demolition Debris," then on "Publications"

Retail outlets for salvaged materials
The ReBuilding Center
3625 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR 97227

1100 SE Grand Ave.
Portland, OR 97214

Hippo Hardware
1040 E Burnside
Portland, OR 97215

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
66 SE Morrison
Portland, OR 97214

Endura Wood Products
1303 SE 6th Ave,
Portland, OR 97214

Environmental Building Supplies
819 SE Taylor St.
Portland, OR 97214
Salvaged lumber mills and grading services
West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau
A non-profit that writes inspection rules and provides lumber grading and inspection services

Trails End Recovery and Custom Milling
34661 Airport Lane
Warrenton, OR 97146

The West Coast Timber Company
456 Guthrie Street
Ashland, OR 97520

The G.R. Plume Company
1373 West Smith Road, Suite A-1
Ferndale, Washington 98248

Materials exchanges
NW Materials Mart
Free listings for used and surplus building materials

Craigslist – free community bulletin board

Industrial Materials Exchange (IMEX)
Searchable list of industrial and surplus materials

Organizations and incentive programs
United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
A coalition of building industry leaders that develops and manages the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating program

Oregon State Business Energy Tax Credit Program
Tax credits for businesses that invest in energy conservation, recycling, renewable energy resources and less-polluting transportation fuels

Northwest Eco-Building Guild
An association of builders, designers, homeowners, tradespeople, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable building

Northwest Green Directory
Online resource directory with inks to green building products and professional services in the Pacific Northwest