LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture?

LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture?

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series. LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture? Customers often ask; if I want LED lighting in my existing building, do I need to replace every existing fixture with a new LED fixture?  The answer […]

continue reading
37 Volunteers, 70+ Bags of Garbage, and 2 Neighborhood Spots Being Reimagined

37 Volunteers, 70+ Bags of Garbage, and 2 Neighborhood Spots Being Reimagined

It might have been a cloudy August day but that didn’t stop nearly 40 volunteers from having one of our most productive and enjoyable neighborhood cleanups of the summer! Together with SOLVE and our new friends at Human Access Project, volunteers collected 70+ bags of trash across Peace Memorial Park, the Eastbank Esplanade, the Convention […]

continue reading
1.25 Tons of Garbage Collected!

1.25 Tons of Garbage Collected!

What a large team effort it was – nearly 300 volunteers collected 2,550 lbs of trash across SOLVE’s Portland-area cleanups last weekend. In the Lloyd, Lloyd EcoDistrict, SOLVE and Veterans for Peace volunteers made excellent progress in cleaning up Peace Memorial Park, the Eastbank Esplanade, the surrounding areas. Skip to the bottom to see many […]

continue reading
Green Bridge Coffee: Community Blend Partner Donation

Green Bridge Coffee: Community Blend Partner Donation

A special shoutout to Green Bridge Coffee and its customers for supporting our organization.  Green Bridge strives to serve more than just great coffee. With their Community Blend Promise, they are committed to supporting the people and programs their cafe serves. To do this, they’ve pledged to give back 10% of every purchase–not just profits–to organizations or […]

continue reading
Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Connected to the East Bank Esplanade, intersected by one of Portland’s busiest bikeways, and graced with expansive views of the Willamette River and the downtown skyline, Peace Memorial Park was established as a public place to honor victims of war, both military and civilian. Since we have joined in partnership with Veterans For Peace in […]

continue reading

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. This is not a controversial statement. Let us listen to the voices of the Black community now and make room for what is needed—immediate action in terms of policing and criminal justice, AND systemic changes in our public and private lives that could create a more just and equitable world. It is […]

continue reading
Community Member Spotlight: Francisca Garfia

Community Member Spotlight: Francisca Garfia

As we social distance we miss seeing our volunteers and community members at plantings, paintings, and community meetings. Lloyd EcoDistrict appreciates all the time our volunteers put into making the Lloyd a sustainable and equitable neighborhood and can’t wait to see each other again in person post-pandemic! In the meantime, we want to start highlighting […]

continue reading

New 2020 Bonus Lighting Incentives from Energy Trust of Oregon

Energy Trust of Oregon has just offered limited-time bonus incentives for non-residential customers that install LED lighting upgrades. The bonus increases incentives for most interior and exterior fixtures by 50% and increases incentives for LED tubes by 150%. If LED upgrades are something you were considering in 2020, this is the time as these bonus […]

continue reading
Recharge the Rest Area: Help Right 2 Dream Too Keep Portland’s Houseless Community Safe

Recharge the Rest Area: Help Right 2 Dream Too Keep Portland’s Houseless Community Safe

Help Right 2 Dream Too keep Portland’s houseless community safe amid the current public health crisis. Right 2 Dream Too (R2DToo) is a place where Portlanders without housing can sleep safely for up to 12 hours. Like many social service providers, R2DToo is perpetually in need of funding to cover operating expenses and the COVID-19 […]

continue reading
Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

Highlighting different organizations and individuals who are making changes on the neighborhood level is of utmost importance here at Lloyd EcoDistrict. Through Model the Way Sustainable Leadership Awards, we have found a great way to ensure those making moves to be more sustainable and equitable are brought to the forefront. This week we would like […]

continue reading
Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

Lloyd EcoDistrict is always looking for ways to highlight those in the community who are making change at the neighborhood level. Model the Way Sustainable Leadership awards are a great way to bring attention to individuals, businesses, and organizations who are conducting creative and progressive work for the betterment of the community. This week we […]

continue reading
January Livable Lloyd Recap

January Livable Lloyd Recap

Livable Lloyd is a great opportunity for residents to connect, discuss potential neighborhood projects & events, and gives us a chance to share exciting news related to our ongoing projects. This past meeting was no different. We got to hear updates from residents in regards to their desires for Lloyd, introduce one of our new […]

continue reading