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The City of Portland, Oregon

World Environment Day 2013

Portland, Oregon celebrated Word Environment Day on June 5, 2013


  • Bike Tour

  • Solar Panels

  • Ecoroofs

  • Green Streets

  • Hosford School Tree Planting

Learn more about the variety of environmental programs, projects, and studies going on in the Portland area. Please note that programs and studies listed are not necessarily endorsed by the City of Portland and do not necessarily represent the City’s views unless explicitly stated. For information about studies or programs, please contact the relevant organization directly. 

Be Green with Portland Organizations

Portland environmental organizations are doing great work! Learn more about their work and how to get involved

Clean Energy

Portland’s saving energy and investing in new, clean sources—here’s how

Green Building & Infrastructure

Learn about green building resources and strategies

Climate Planning in Portland

Learn what the city and neighborhood are doing to battle climate change

Sharing Portland's Innovations

Linking Portland with the International Community

Food Waste and Sustainable Consumption

Learn more about the effects of food waste and doing more with less

Sustainable Business

Portland is encouraging economic growth through sustainability

Nature City, USA

Nature’s not only close-by Portland--it’s in it. See how we’re creating and connecting natural spaces inside the City with our growing system of trails and parks

Watershed Restoration

Portland watersheds, grey to green, invasive plants, science fish and wildlife program, trees in the city

Portland in Action Videos

Beautiful videos in Portland & Oregon

Waters of Portland

Portland’s at the confluence of two great rivers that still host runs of wild salmon, which inspire the community to take extra special care of it riverbanks, streamsides, watersheds, and wetlands—as well as how we catch and treat the water that runs off our pavement

City Green Blog

Keep current with all of Portland’s green news and activities

Environmental Services Video Library

The Bureau of Environmental Services provides Portland residents with Clean River programs including water quality protection, watershed planning, wastewater collection and treatment, sewer installation and stormwater management.