IN THE NEWS

“A greener urban neighborhood” – Daily Journal of Commerce takes a look at the history of the Lloyd EcoDistrict

By | on June 17, 2016 | Blog

The Lloyd EcoDistrict was recently featured in Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce. Author Garrett Andrews spoke to the humble begins of the district, highlighting the resiliency of the organization and the groundbreaking programs we provide to our Lloyd partners. “the most successful eco-district (sic) of the bunch could provide valuable lessons.”  We think those lessons are the following: figure […]

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Lisa and the Lamp: A tale of hard work and innovation in energy efficiency

By | on June 7, 2016 | Blog

Lisa Klein cares deeply about the environment. At home, she even line dries her clothing to save energy. In her work, as assistant property manager for 1201 Lloyd, she is committed to conserving energy and resources and her tenants appreciate the efforts she makes to improve energy efficiency in their building. She had been interested […]

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Walking Tour – Village Building Convergence Event

By | on June 6, 2016 | Blog, Events

In the spirit of the 2016 Village Building Convergence we are giving a tour of the Lloyd EcoDistrict where we will visit nine of the most innovative and sustainable projects in our neighborhood. Please meet us at the Eastside Entrance of the DoubleTree Hotel. Hope to see you there!

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Feeling refreshed and productive – The final weeks of the E-Fleet Pilot Program

By | on May 31, 2016 | Blog

As we enter into the final week of our E-Fleet Pilot Program, we are STOKED to hear back from our participants on their experience riding Genze’s electric bikes. In this second cohort, employees from PacifiCorp, American Assets Trust, and the Kaiser Permanente West Side Medical Center took their e-bikes all over the district to meetings, […]

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Tackling EcoDistrict Challenges with the Students of Sunnyside Environmental School

By | on May 31, 2016 | Blog

Friday June 13th Sarah Heinicke (Executive Director) and Danielle (Governance and Development Intern) visited Sunnyside Environmental School to speak with Tara Branham’s 6-8th grade classroom for their Urban Planning Sequence. The school’s curriculum is rooted in environmental education, environmental justice, culturally responsive teaching, place-based education and service learning.These bright students shared what sustainability meant to them, […]

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E-Fleet Pilot Update

By | on May 11, 2016 | Blog, Events

Since April 25th, Lloyd EcoDistrict has been partnering with Genze and Go Lloyd to bring a fleet of electric bikes to several businesses in the Lloyd neighborhood. This program was created as a transportation solution in one of Portland’s most rapidly developing business and residential Eco Districts. Not only is the Lloyd E-fleet an investment in […]

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Livable Lloyd Community Potluck

By | on May 3, 2016 | Blog, Events

Please follow this link to RSVP by Friday May 20th if you are able to come  

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Village Building Convergence 2017 – Info Session #1 Minutes

By | on April 25, 2016 | Blog

Meeting Notes were compiled based on the discussion in this meeting View City Repair Presentation   Positives about the neighborhood Large Tree 2nd & Clackamas Enthusiastic Residents – Calaroga Multigenerational 6th & Oregon visible BLANK SLATE Community Gathering Rep Diversity: Schools, Churches, Residents, Gyms Supportive Business Communities Concerns about the neighborhood Safety Crime/ Personal, Vandalism […]

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2016 Eco Fair Photos

By | on April 20, 2016 | Blog

The 2nd Annual Eco Fair was a great success! Approximately 250 attendees and 60 kids attended over the weekend. The range of vendors provided an educational variety to the concept of sustainability including energy efficiency, alternative transportation, materials management, environmental education and ecology.  Friday saw many district employees stopping through on their lunch break to […]

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Lloyd Eco Fair this Friday and Saturday – What’s Happening

By | on April 12, 2016 | Blog, Events

Visit us this Friday or Saturday for this educational family-friendly event! Our second annual Eco Fair is just a few days away and we have an exciting lineup of activities this year to celebrate Earth Month. Learn sustainable tips and tricks and resources from local businesses and organizations, participate in DIY workshops and so much more! Friday […]

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Pollinator Project Planting Party! April 24th

By | on April 11, 2016 | Blog, Events

Thank you to everyone that made it out this Sunday! Together, we are working towards a more sustainable community!    

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