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  • Triple Bottom Line diagram
    In March 2014 the City completed a review and update of its Sustainability Action Plan for City Operations (Plan).
  • The movie "A Fierce Green Fire: Battle for a Living Planet" will be shown at New Thought Center for Spiritual Living, 1040 C St., Lake Oswego, in the Fireside Room. The film screening is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
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    City Retrofits Streetlights with LEDs On October 22, 2013, the City Council voted to approve the first phase of the streetlight retrofit project to purchase and install approximately 1,400 LED streetlight fixtures. The first phase comprises about 40% of the streetlight system, since there are roughly 3,680 streetlights citywide.
  • TriMet bus at LO Transit station
    2013 Challenge Results & Winners The 2013 Lake Oswego 100 Mile Challenge has come to a successful conclusion. The Challenge provided active transportation information, tools, and incentives to encourage Lake Oswego residents and workers to leave the car at home and walk, bike, bus, or use another car-free option to get around.
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    Our immense energy needs are all around us–transportation fuels to move people and goods, electricity to power our buildings and manufacturing, natural gas to heat the air and water in our homes, and energy embodied in the goods we buy and used to grow the food we eat. Energy and material consumption issues and climate change are closely interrelated.
  • Allied Waste truck
    Garbage and Recycling Collection in Lake Oswego Please contact Republic Services at 503-636-3011 for information about rates, collection service options, and schedules. Lake Oswego residents and businesses receive garbage and recycling service from Republic Services of Lake O