Embedding sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon

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HOW WE ROLL IN BEND

Print and save this handy list of ways to engage in your new backyard and live lightly on our landscape. Join in and live like a local!

SAVE ENERGY
Sign up for 16 free, energy efficient LED bulbs at theenergychallenge.org.

BUY LOCAL FOOD
Attend a local Farmer’s Market:
Downtown – Wednesdays
Northeast Bend – Fridays
NorthWest Crossing – Saturdays

PARTICIPATE
Check out our online calendar to view upcoming events, like our Happy Hour in the Garden and Green Drinks, and other community events.

REDUCE. RESUSE. RECYCLE.
Learn what you can recycle in Deschutes County and how to get started with composting at home. Visit rethinkwasteproject.org.

VOLUNTEER
Volunteer in our community! Find opportunities at connectcentraloregon.org.

USE LESS WATER
Conserve water with tools from the City of Bend’s WaterWise program, including free sprinkler inspections.

SHOP LOCAL
Visit our website to learn about Green Spots — local businesses that are committed to sustainability.

GET OUT OF YOUR CAR
Take the bus, walk and bike around town. Learn more about healthy transportation choices at commuteoptions.org.