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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


Resource Guide

  • Energy Resources International company Cardno generates solar power. Find energy-smart tools for your business.

  • Information and Education Resources Local company FMYI has a thriving green team. Access tools to kickstart your team!

  • Materials and Waste Resources Cut back on waste like local nonprofit Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.

  • Transportation Resources Local firm Mahlum chooses sustainable transportation options. You can too!

  • Water Resources Multnomah County's headquarter building is home to an ecoroof. Find clever ways to manage runoff at your business.

Business Recycling

Free posters and stickers, staff training tools, and guidelines for what can be recycled.

How to prevent food waste

Minimizing wasted food is good for your bottom line, the environment and the community. Find out how to cut waste, donate edible food and start composting.

Business Compost: How, Why and FAQs

Free posters and stickers, staff training tools, and guidelines for what can be composted.

How to Buy Green

How a product is made often has a bigger environmental impact than how it’s disposed of. Learn how to ‘buy green’ and engage your coworkers to reduce and reuse.

Find Local Resources

From bike maps to waste sort kits - plus cash incentives and grant opportunities.

Free Printable Posters and Stickers

An easy way to remember what can be recycled and composted - download, print and post near waste sorting stations at your workplace.

Make your own recycling signs

Portland businesses can create customized recycling posters for their workplaces.