October 14 - October 28, 2016

Sustainability at Work

City of Portland

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  • October 18 at 9:07 AM
    I thought meeting the "no disposable plates, cups, or cutlery" challenge wouldn't be too hard, but I'm realizing how often it's out of my control. I went to a training where lunch was served in all to-go packaging (even though it was catered onsite) and then to dinner with colleagues where the drinks were served in to-go cups (even...
  • October 14 at 3:24 PM
    Guess what? 2 out of the 3 elevators were being repaired today, so the 7 flight daily challenge was ON! I wonder how many other folks are getting points for their teams by taking the stairs?!
  • October 13 at 5:01 PM
    In addition to asking our co-workers to sign up online, we added a physical board where people could write the EcoChallenge actions they planned to take. It's a great visual, and shows the diversity of actions that people are taking across categories. Board.jpg 1.69 MB
  • October 13 at 5:00 PM
    We left an apple and some chocolates at co-workers' desks who had signed up for the EcoChallenge - to thank them for participating and encourage others to sign up as well. It was well-received! Thank you for signing up.JPG 1.87 MB
  • October 13 at 4:53 PM
    One of my challenges is to not use any disposable take-out items, which will be difficult since I’m traveling and have guests in town during the EcoChallenge. I’ll be eating out more, and the portions are often so large I end up requesting to-go containers for leftovers. So I’m aiming to put a stack of re-usable food containers near my front...
  • October 13 at 10:38 AM
    A few years ago our building had a fun challenge to get staff to take the stairs instead of the elevator. I recall one promo poster had a "battle" between Luke Stairwalker and Darth Elevator!!! How memorable and creative! I am re-energizing my inner "Stairwalker" and will take the stairs at least once daily when at work. See...

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