Climate Leadership Now, Fall 2020: The smoke is clear, but the climate crisis lingers.
Welcome to Climate Leadership Now, a newsletter produced by the Office of Sustainability
Climate Leadership Now, Spring 2020: Social justice is an environmental justice issue.
Climate Leadership Now, Summer 2020: Can this moment in the grip of a pandemic and forced to grapple with the issue of deep racial disparities, be a moment of renewal for our community and the world?
The legalization of the recreational marijuana industry has prompted concerns over the environmental impacts of indoor-grown marijuana, including the energy it consumes and wastewater impacts.
Staff from the Compliance Section within Facilities and Property Management are committed to ensuring that drinking water in Multnomah County facilities is safe and clean.
Multnomah County invited 60 goats to dine on blackberry bushes and vines below the east end of the Sellwood Bridge, avoiding the use of herbicides to remove the invasive plants.
Instead of printing out the hundreds of medical record requests that the Health Department receives every day via fax, IT paved the way for an almost entirely digital workflow.
The upgraded LEDs in Multnomah County’s residential areas produce energy savings up to 70%. That adds up to energy savings that could power over 100 homes each year.
May is Bike Month at Multnomah County! We're participating in The Street Trust's Bike More Challenge, holding group rides, and offering a free bike clinic that covers the rules of the road.
MultCo is up for the Challenge! During EcoChallenge, we'll each choose one action to reduce our impact and stick with it for two weeks, making a difference for ourselves, our community and the planet.
For two weeks in October, Multnomah County employees participated in EcoChallenge to try one new thing that can make a difference for themselves, the community, and the planet.
The annual celebration, which coincides with Public Service Recognition Week, honors the dedication and innovation of a select group of Multnomah County employees.
Multnomah County is disappointed by the opinion the Oregon Supreme Court released yesterday in Chernaik v. Brown.
After a lot of hard work and creative thinking, there is now a system in place where a new employee doesn't have to print anything to enroll in their benefit programs.
Each week, 12 trains carry 1,000,000 gallons of crude oil through Multnomah County. Learn more about the potential risks to the people and places living in the area.
PropertyFit (CPACE) helps commercial, multifamily, and industrial property owners finance energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades that holistically address a building’s performance.
Multnomah County advocates for our vulnerable communities in Oregon Public Utility Commission's COVID-19 investigation.
Multnomah County advocates for sustainable electricity generation in Integrated Resource Plans with the Public Utility Commission.
Resources for community members to take action during the holiday season to slow the spread of the virus, support local businesses, and help people who have been impacted by the pandemic.
Multnomah County's Office of Sustainability is in the early stages of collecting information to understand burning habits of residents throughout Multnomah County.
How sustainability has played an integral role in the building and planning of the new Sellwood Bridge.
The mission of the Sustainable Jails Project is to provide excellent stewardship of public funds, conserve natural resources, and reduce recidivism through sustainable decision-making and practices.