What’s your Earth Month #MyPlanetMyPledge?

By | on April 12, 2021 | Blog

As part of Earth Month we’ve decided to center our EcoTip focus on the #MyPlanetMyPledge campaign in which we’re partnering with Earth Day Oregon to make Earth day resolutions to help work towards a healthier planet.   The #MyPledgeMyPlanet campaign encourages participants to  Pledge on a simple step they will take to work towards a healthier […]

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You, Lloyd EcoDistrict, & Earth Day Oregon

By | on April 7, 2021 | Blog

Earth Day is here!  For more than 50 years, the world has recognized Earth Day as a day of action. Earth Day has sparked ambitious actions through volunteerism, education and efforts to create a brighter future for all. This year, Lloyd EcoDistrict is making April 22 special by partnering with nonprofits across the state through […]

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Maximize ROI with LED Exterior Lighting

By | on April 1, 2021 | Blog, In the news

LAMP: Your Partner for Energy Efficient Exterior Lighting Together with our LAMP partner Conserve Energy, LLC, we have expertise in a range of technologies for lighting and controls. One of our areas of specialization for LAMP is exterior lighting. High-quality exterior lighting enhances your business by making buildings and grounds attractive, welcoming, and safe for […]

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2021 Peace Memorial Park / Lloyd Cleanups

By | on March 23, 2021 | Blog, Events

Join Lloyd EcoDistict and SOLVE volunteers for an upcoming cleanup in Lloyd. Many of these events will focus on Peace Memorial Park and the surrounding areas (Eastbank Esplanade/Convention Center/Moda Center). Cleanup events will include a mix of trash pick-up, sprucing up Peace Memorial Park, landscaping, potentially invasive plant removal, and sweeping walkways/bikeways. Pre-registration on SOLVE’s […]

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LAMP: Years of Savings, Carbon Reductions, and Community Impacts

By | on March 16, 2021 | Blog, In the news

Ready for some great news? Our LED Advantage Member Program, LAMP, just recently installed our 10 thousandth energy-saving LED fixture!  What does this mean? Well, lots of energy savings each year and an annual reduction in carbon emissions! LAMP is run in partnership with Conserve Energy, an Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally. This LED […]

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March EcoTip: BPA’s 10 tips for starting a pollinator garden

By | on March 10, 2021 | Blog

As many of you may know, pollinator plants play a crucial role in supporting the lives of pollinators such as bats, bumblebees, and hummingbirds alike. Not only this, but pollinators are a very important part of our ecosystem and make it so that many of the foods we eat (such as almonds, apples and avocados) […]

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The I-5 Widening Project Needs Your Voice!

By | on March 10, 2021 | Blog

As you may know, ODOT is planning to widen the I-5 corridor through the Lloyd Interchanges in the Rose Quarter and part of that project includes community engagement about the effects, good or ill, to the surrounding neighborhoods, including a discussion of the scope and extent of freeway caps or covers. These covers would knit […]

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Black History Month: Honoring Louisa Flowers

By | on February 27, 2021 | Blog

Portrait of Louisa Flowers, found on Friendly House Inc.’s website, As many of you may know, February is Black History Month and in honor of this important month we would like to highlight someone who is a very important part of Portland’s Black history: Louisa Flowers! Many of you will recognize the name from […]

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Tenant Improvements May Qualify for New Building Incentives

By | on February 23, 2021 | Blog, In the news

Tenant Improvements are customized alterations that a building owner makes as part of a lease agreement to configure space for the needs of a tenant. These may include changes to walls and partitions, ceilings, HVAC, lighting, floor coverings, etc.  When the scope of changes hit a certain threshold, energy efficiency measures may qualify for incentives […]

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Meet Tina, Our New Board Member

By | on February 20, 2021 | Blog

We are very excited to introduce our new board member, Tina Brooks! Our board members make a monumental difference in helping us continue to create positive change in the Lloyd so we are extremely grateful for all they do and are always thrilled to welcome new members to the team!  Tina Brooks works in customer […]

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JuiceBox 3.0 Pilot: Testers Needed!

By | on February 17, 2021 | Blog

In 2017 we partnered with eBay, students at Catlin Gabel School, and others on the Sleep & Recharge Campaign which provided sleeping bags and solar-powered charging batteries (JuiceBoxes 1.0) to power the tiny homes at Right 2 Dream Too.  Since then, the students at Catlin Gabel have formed a public benefit corporation, Shine, and continued as college students […]

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Pollinator Corridor Winter Blooms: Key to Bees and Insects!

By | on February 12, 2021 | Blog, In the news

Has anyone seen the pops of color in the Lloyd this Winter? Check out the pictures below from the NE Multnomah Pollinator Corridor! Did you know that plants like these that flower in the winter play an important role for various insects? Bees and other pollinators that fly about during cold, dark winter days depend […]

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