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The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability prioritizes efforts to reduce global carbon emissions from the local consumption of goods and services. Our work focuses on partnering with the community to help all Portland residents and local businesses thrive within the resource limits of the planet.
A case study on how housing advocates and Portland State University students are working to turn retired light rail cars into places for people experiencing houselessness to rest, heal and recover.
A case study on reducing wasted food. Local governments and food retailers along the West Coast are working together to reduce the amount of food that goes unsold and uneaten.
A case study on how Portland’s community-led Repair Cafés prevent good things from going to waste. Volunteers fix broken items – from lamps, to bikes, and everything in-between – while building community knowledge and connections.
A case study on how to make it easier for community members to lower the climate impact of their purchases by reusing items, borrowing and sharing goods, and fixing and maintaining what they already have.
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