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Sustainable Clackamas County

Programs and initiatives that save money, prevent waste, and promote efficiency and stewardship of resources.

Sustainability means using, developing and protecting resources at a rate and in a manner enabling people to meet their current needs while ensuring that future generations can meet their own needs. 

Energy Efficiency Retrofits on County Buildings

Energy Efficiency - Learn about things you can do to save energy and incentives available to help.

Clean Energy Works Oregon - Simplifies energy efficiency by offering one-stop energy upgrade services with no upfront costs.

Schedule a Workshop - Our staff is available to give presentations on a variety of topics at your neighborhood association, garden club, church, school or other community group.

What can I do to make our community and our world a more sustainable place? 10 Easy Steps for reducing your carbon footprint.

Clackamas County Garbage and Recycling page - find "who is my garbage company", waste prevention ideas, recycling information for residents, businesses and schools, and links to transfer stations and recycling depots.  

Click on the meters to see the real-time energy production of the solar array on the roof of the Clackamas County Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City. (Flash Player required)

link to DSB Bldg solar energy production

The county has been growing its commitment to sustainability and expanding sustainable practices for several years. The Office of Sustainability supports and coordinates sustainability activities within and throughout Clackamas County, and is a resource for the community. Several policies and plans inform our approach to sustainability.

Clackamas County Office of Sustainability, Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045,503-557-6363, email



Sustainability links:

  • Energize Clackamas County
  • Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
  • Energy Stewards
  • Events
  • Glossary of Sustainability Terms
  • Sustainability Policy and Procedures
  • Tips for Reducing your Carbon Footprint
  • What Can You Do?
  • Workshops
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