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Incorporating Sustainable Practices into Your Nonprofit

Date: October 17, 2008

Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Location: Ecotrust Conference Center- Portland, Oregon

Cost: $25.00

Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO) Nonprofit Member Fee: $22.50 - Find out more about NAO!

Register: REGISTER Online or by Phone: 503.239.4001

TACS, the BEST Business Center and Ecotrust are pleased to bring you a half-day workshop for nonprofit organizations to assess and improve their environmental sustainability. We'll identify simple steps nonprofits can take to become more eco-friendly, and provide an overview of technical and financial assistance programs aimed at helping Portland's small businesses and nonprofits go green.

Topics will include:

  • Sustainability planning
  • Green building
  • Transportation
  • Recycling
  • Waste prevention

Whether you want to start a recycling system in your office or create a comprehensive sustainability plan, incorporating green practices into your organization requires planning and can reduce energy use and save money. Find out what it takes to assess your organization's efficiency and learn about resources available to help you make necessary changes.


Marlowe Kulley, Sustainability Advisor, Mike O'Brien, Green Building Specialist, and Yvonne Garcia, Recycling Specialist with the City of Portland Office of Sustainable Development

Steve Hoyt-McBeth, SmartTrips Project Manager with the City of Portland Office of Transportation


721 NW 9th Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97209