IN THE NEWS

1.25 Tons of Garbage Collected!

By | on July 22, 2020 | Blog, Photo Reel

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 […]

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Green Bridge Coffee: Community Blend Partner Donation

By | on July 21, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

By | on June 18, 2020 | Blog, Events

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 […]

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Black Lives Matter

By | on June 16, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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Community Member Spotlight: Francisca Garfia

By | on May 22, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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New 2020 Bonus Lighting Incentives from Energy Trust of Oregon

By | on May 18, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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

By | on April 15, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

By | on February 19, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

By | on February 5, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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January Livable Lloyd Recap

By | on February 5, 2020 | Blog

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 […]

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EcoDistricts Summit 2019

By | on November 19, 2019 | Blog

Image description: Group photo taken at RandyLand A couple of weeks ago I was in Pittsburgh for the first time and I fell in love with it! I am originally from Chicago and have a soft spot for old industrial cities– the scale, the building stock, the over the top sports fandom (Da Bears!), and […]

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Peace Memorial Park Outreach

By | on November 7, 2019 | Blog

Image description: Photo collage with left image of a goat eating blackberries, top right image of 4 people cleaning up the park, bottom right image of park with people cleaning up park and a view of the city. Over 10 years ago Veteran’s For Peace (VFP)  set out to promote the important message of peace […]

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