Sustainability—Announcements

Earth Month Green Bag Series


April 2017


Bring your lunch and join us for added Green Bag Lunch Series workshops!
Co-hosted by Washington County and the City of Hillsboro.
  • Make Your Own Green Cleaners!
    Master Recycler and Sustainability Intern, Nancy Nordman, will teach us why and how to make non-toxic cleaners at home. Hands on demo!
    Date: April 13
    Time: 1:30pm
    Location: Washington Street Conference Center. 102 SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • Eat Smart, Waste Less!
    Join Isabella Barcelona of Solid Waste & Recycling to learn all about planning meals and shopping trips to reduce food waste.
    Date: April 20
    Time: 9:00am
    Location: Washington Street Conference Center. 102 SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • Naturescaping 101!
    April Olbrich of the Tualatin River Watershed Council will introduce concepts like gardening with native plants, composting, and reducing toxics. Optional tour of the naturescaped garden may be included.
    Date: April 27
    Time: Noon
    Location: Washington Street Conference Center. 102 SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR 97123
For More Information: Jennifer Nelson,
Washington County Sustainability Program Educator
Phone: 503-846-8825
Email: jennifer_nelson@co.washington.or.us
RSVP optional but appreciated by email or call.

Introduction to Solar


February 2017

Come learn why solar is a smart choice for Beaverton homeowners! Identify available solar technologies and financial incentives, learn why solar works well in Beaverton’s climate and how to choose a contractor.

There are two available workshops to choose from: 

First Workshop
Date: February 21
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: 12375 SW 5th St.- Beaverton City Library, Meeting Room A

Click here for the workshop presentation.
   
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