If you collect non-curbside plastics at work or home, Portland area recycling depots are no longer accepting these plastics, due to changes in the recycling market.Read More…
Simple changes, like using LED light bulbs and making your home more energy efficient, can save energy and money and increase the comfort of your home.
Own a home?
The average home has the equivalent of a basketball-sized hole in the wall due to air leaks throughout the house. Stop leaks with insulation and duct sealing.
Energy is in everything
Ever wondered if it’s more sustainable to use a paper towel and throw it out, or use a cloth towel and wash it? Check out this six minute TED Talk, where one self-proclaimed data nerd tackles this question, and many more, as she looks at the embodied energy in things we buy and use.
Graphics and information from the City of Portland’s Climate Action Now.