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    2014 Challenge Kicks-Off May 1!

    Can you walk, bike, or take public transit for 100 miles in 2014? Looking for inspiration or motivation to use active transportation options to meet your daily needs? Take the Challenge and enjoy the many rewards of leaving your car at home.

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    In March 2014 the City completed a review and update of its Sustainability Action Plan for City Operations (Plan).

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    City Retrofits Streetlights with LEDs

    On October 22, 2013, the City Council voted to approve the first phase of the streetlight retrofit project to purchase and install approximately 1,400 LED streetlight fixtures. The first phase comprises about 40% of the streetlight system, since there are roughly 3,680 streetlights citywide.

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    Our immense energy needs are all around us–transportation fuels to move people and goods, electricity to power our buildings and manufacturing, natural gas to heat the air and water in our homes, and energy embodied in the goods we buy and used to grow the food we eat. Energy and material consumption issues and climate change are closely interrelated.

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    Garbage and Recycling Collection in Lake Oswego

    Please contact Republic Services at 503-636-3011 for information about rates, collection service options, and schedules. Lake Oswego residents and businesses receive garbage and recycling service from Republic Services of Lake O...

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    To learn about solar energy solutions (solar electric and solar water heating) for your home or business, visit Solar Oregon for technical information, solar services, and more, and Energy Trust of Oregon for financial incentive information and approved contractors.