Rethink Waste Manager Receives Statewide Recognition

June 17, 2022

We are proud to announce that our Rethink Waste Project Program Manager, Udara Abeysekera Bickett, has been appointed by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to serve on the Rulemaking Advisory Committee to represent the diverse interests of persons and communities likely to be affected by proposed rules in the Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization […]

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Welcome Sophia, Our Project Zero Intern!

June 8, 2022

Sophia Rosenberg (she/her/hers) comes to The Environmental Center through the PGE Project Zero Internship program, connecting young adults to the green sector through summertime work placements in the Portland area and in Central Oregon. This is our second year hosting a Project Zero Intern, and we are excited to get to know Sophia and to […]

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Earth Day 2022: A Great Success!

April 27, 2022

We know not all heroes wear capes, but these two earth day heroes sure are rocking theirs! photo credit: First, a huge thank you is in order to all who showed up to participate in our first large in-person gathering since 2019. Seeing folks together again, enjoying the beautiful sunshine and celebrating Earth Day […]

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Get To Know The Earth Day 2022 Performers

April 13, 2022

Drummers, dancers, and drag queens, oh my! The excitement around The Environmental Center office lately has been palpable, and we all know why: our Earth Day Fair and Parade planning is coming along and seemingly every day brings in news of a confirmed performer for the event. Not only are these performers going to join […]

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