Updates

Portland's Bag Ban Takes Effect

2011 Victory - Portland joined San Francisco, Bellingham, Wash. and a dozen other west coast communities by banning disposable plastic bags at major grocery stores and retailers with pharmacies. We're working to pass more local bag bans in cities across the state — cutting plastic pollution right away while building momentum for a statewide ban.  

News Release | Environment Oregon

Environment Oregon Endorses Kate Brown for Governor

Environment Oregon announced its endorsement of Kate Brown for Oregon Governor. 

> Keep Reading
News Release | Environment Oregon

Environment Oregon helps citizens take charge of energy use for Energy Efficiency Day

For Energy Efficiency Day, we released a new guide to help Oregonians conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses.

> Keep Reading
Blog Post

Reducing waste in Portland with Myrtle the Turtle

Kids in Portland got a fun, hands-on lesson in reducing plastic waste. On Aug. 11, Environment Oregon partnered with the Portland Children's Museum for "Plastic, Pollution and Protecting the Pacific,"...

> Keep Reading
Blog Post

'Oregonians Against Waste': New site highlights activists fighting plastic pollution

What do a member of Congress, a state legislator, a mayor, an artist and a straw-maker all have in common? They're among the dozen-plus Oregonians who have shared their passion and stories of action to reduce plastic pollution on our new website...

> Keep Reading
Blog Post

Oregon's largest transit agency greenlights electric bus plan

Last year, over 60 million trips were taken on TriMet diesel-fueled buses. Soon these trips could be electric-powered. On Sept. 27, the TriMet Board of Directors approved the “TriMet Non-Diesel Bus Plan,”...

> Keep Reading

Pages