PUBLIC & VISITORS | Sustainability

The Oregon Convention Center shares its community's concern, respect and responsibility for the natural environment. We are proud to lead our industry in green building and results-driven sustainable practices. This is a commitment upheld by our administration, our partners, and our entire staff – a commitment that has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) program at the Platinum Level.

We offer an extensive waste recycling and recovery program that includes pre- and post-consumer organic waste, complete menus featuring locally-grown and organic food items and a host of facility features including storm water management and the most modern innovations. Our goal is to maintain OCC’s industry leadership as the preferred venue for green meetings.

OCC Sustainability Program Information

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Metro Regional Government's Sustainability Plan

As a regional govern- ment committed to promoting sustainable communities, Metro is working to reduce its own ecological footprint. Learn about efforts to reduce the environmental impact of Metro's public venues, parks, buildings and solid waste facilities. LEARN MORE»

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