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The City of Portland, Oregon

Sustainability at Work

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Phone: 503-823-7037




logoCMTS, an engineering and construction-related services firm, opened the Portland office in 1995. Ninety-five percent of their work is public, both in the Northwest and in their seven offices located in cities across the U.S. The Portland office’s green team took the lead in implementing sustainable practices in 2011, working with their staff to reduce the firm’s carbon footprint and create a greener work environment.


Gold Certification

  • Use durable dishware and utensils
  • Donate older digital cameras to a local non-profit for teaching photography to children
  • Donate older office equipment to Free Geek
  • Routinely include sustainability tips and links to staff through CMTS’ newsletter & payroll distribution
  • Only use green cleaning products
  • New hire orientation includes firm's commitment to sustainability and expectations of staff
  • Green Team continues to research and develop means and methods to further sustainability efforts that improve benefits to staff and the environment

CMTS Bike Walk

CMTS bicycle commuter


3220 SW First Avenue, Ste 150, Portland, OR 97239