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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. 

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

Garbage and Recycling - garbage and recycling information for residents, businesses and schools. 

Schedule a Workshop on recycling, green cleaners, backyard composting, natural gardening, energy efficiency at home, solar basics and more. County staff is available to give presentations on a variety of topics at your neighborhood association, garden club, church, school or other community group, call 503-557-6363 or email

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.

Energy Efficiency Retrofits on County Buildings

Real-time energy production of the solar array on the roof of the Clackamas County Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City. Click on the meters -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. These policies and plans inform our approach to sustainability.

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


Sustainability links:

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