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Posted on: April 21, 2021

City to Launch Food Composting Program on Earth Day

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On Earth Day, April 22, the City of Portland is kicking off a year-long food composting pilot program, which will provide residents with five convenient locations to drop off food scraps.  

“Food scraps and other organic materials make up almost 4...

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Sustainability Office
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Reminds Business Owners of Plastic Straw Ordinance

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The City of Portland is reminding business owners of its ordinance that prohibits the distribution of plastic straws. Beginning April 1, 2020, restaurants and other food establishments were able to provide customers with a plastic straw by request only. A...

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Sustainability Office
Posted on: September 14, 2021

City Launches Broad Sustainability Initiative to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

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The City of Portland is launching a broad sustainability initiative to reduce the use of fossil fuels citywide. The City’s program, Electrify Everything!, would partner with a vendor to provide residents and businesses with solar panels and home...

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