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The City of Portland, Oregon

Sustainability at Work

Providing free tools and expertise to achieve your goals

Phone: 503-823-7037


Test your environmental IQ

Fun facts for Earth Day

Think you know how to use a paper towel? You might reconsider after watching this 5-minute TED Talk from Portlander Joe Smith.

Do you know how your food choices affect climate change? Test your know-how in this 10-question quiz.

What do leftover office doughnuts have to do with climate change? Learn the answer plus many more fascinating food facts and creative climate solutions.

Did you know that Portland is creating energy from some surprising sources, including food scraps from businesses and (ahem) the stuff we flush.

Ready for more? Find more interesting information, and ideas for taking action in your own life, at Portland’s Climate Action Now website and in this month’s Drawdown EcoChallenge.