Putting 💩 to good use in Portland

A natural gas fueling station at the City of Portland’s wastewater treatment plant is now offering a cleaner-air alternative to the diesel traditionally used by some City vehicles. The first milestone in the “Poop to Power” project, this natural gas fueling station will provide gas from conventional sources, then switch to renewable natural gas one […]

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Your trash is a biogas treasure

Last month, Waste Management was selected by Metro to build a facility that will help turn our food scraps into biogas, one of the cleanest burning fuels there is! Biogas is a type of biofuel naturally produced from the decomposition of organic waste. When organic matter, like food scraps or animal waste, break down in […]

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Electric vehicles are great for everyone…especially if you live in the Pacific Northwest

It’s no secret that electric vehicles are better for the environment than traditional gas guzzlers. And thanks to decreased maintenance costs, increased electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and more vehicles now coming onto the market, more people are considering making the switch to electric. Federal and state rebates, as well as innovative policies like the Oregon […]

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Clean Fuels Unshackled

The Portland Business Journal’s Pete Danko recently sat down with several Clean Fuels credit generators to learn more about their participation in Oregon’s new Clean Fuels Standard, and how the program has helped their businesses thrive. Read on for a fascinating look at how this new, market-based program is providing the economic certainty necessary for […]

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Clean Fuels Standard: Helping Portland-Based Heiberg Increase Revenue and Lower Costs

Clean Fuels is helping businesses across Oregon succeed. More than 100 companies are already registered with the program, with more than a third of them producing clean fuels for Oregonians. Businesses across Oregon, from Coburg to Sherwood, Klamath Falls to Boardman, and Portland to Medford are using and creating cleaner fuels. Take Portland-based Heiberg Garbage […]

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Thinking About An Electric Vehicle? Go FORTH and Prosper!

Electric vehicles have been around for some time, and those who have utilized the technology love it. They’re not going back to gas-powered cars – not after they’ve experienced what it’s like to only pay the equivalent of $0.99 per gallon, and having a car that requires little to no maintenance (not to mention that […]

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