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The Sustainability at Work program and certification has been retired as of July, 2021. However, green business tips and resources are still available on the website, and program staff are still available to help Portland organizations with recycling, compost, and waste reduction.
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Whether you’re mailing packages or receiving them, we’re here to clear up what’s recyclable and what’s not in Portland.
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Disposable face masks, gloves, and wipes should all go in the garbage. But cardboard boxes and some types of empty plastic containers can be recycled.
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Plastic bags, rope, cords and clothing all wreak havoc at the recycling facility.
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Set up free bike racks and promote your bike friendly offerings.
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It's easier than ever to collect deposit bottles to support a cause you care about.
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Find out which plastics can go in your recycling bin, and which can’t.
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Whether you lease or own your space, there are lots of things you can do at your office to reduce energy use.
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Frame your sustainability initiatives in terms decision makers care about.
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Reduce waste and save money by switching from single-use items to bulk.
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Save money and water by fixing leaky toilets or upgrading to a water-efficient one.
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Recycling right is more important than recycling more.
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Cut down on paper waste by using dry erase alternatives.
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Asking for a trial run of a new sustainability initiative can help you get permission to roll it out company-wide.
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Home-based businesses can take advantage of residential energy and water saving programs.