Sustainability

News & Announcements

Plastic Free July!

Hooray! It's Plastic Free July!

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Sustainability and Climate Action Plan

History of the Plan

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Low Impact Holidays! Halloween through New Years made sustainably easy!

The leaves are falling, the air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter and we all know what this means...

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Plastics Reduction Resources

Looking for Ways to Reduce Single Use Plastics in Lake Oswego?

Here are few suggestions on reducing your own plastics usage.

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Plastic Bag Ban

Lake Oswego has banned plastic carryout bags!

In December 2018, Lake Oswego City Council passed a ban that applies to all retailers, restaurants, and City sponsored events.

The ban goes into effect for retailers larger than 10,000 square feet on July 1, 2019, and all other retailers on January 1, 2020.

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Residential Organics Collection

Hello Lake Oswego! Welcome to our LOComposts information portal! Everything you need to know about composting in our City is located here.

Lake Oswego is proud to offer curbside composting to its residents... and now you can add food waste to your yard debris bin! 

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Contact Information

Jenny Slepian
Sustainability and Management Analyst
503-635-0291

 

Upcoming Events

Sustainability Advisory Board

Sep 21 2020 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Oct 19 2020 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Nov 16 2020 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Dec 21 2020 - 6:30pm

Resource Center

Key Documents and Reports

Forms, Permits, and Applications