3 WAYS YOU CAN TAKE ACTION

1. EMAIL

Send an email to the Bend City Council asking them to include funding for the Sustainability Coordinator in the city budget. council@bendoregon.gov

Westside Pharmacy has biodegradable plastic prescription bottles. Better yet, you can reuse your old prescription bottle when you are ready for a refill. Talk to their staff for the details.

Send email to Bend Parks & Rec to ask them to look into having their machines (stationary bicycles, ellipticals etc) at Juniper updated to produce some of the facility’s power info@bendparksandrec.org

Attend one of the open houses for Cascade East Transit to provide input on their master plan. More info on the master plan here. Dates and details of the open houses:

BEND: Thursday, March 21 (3:30-7:00 pm) at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Brooks Hall (469 NW Wall St.)

WARM SPRINGS: Thursday, March 14 (5:00-7:30 pm) at Warm Springs K-8 Academy (50 Chukar Rd.)

PRINEVILLE: Tuesday, March 19 (3:30-6:30 pm) at Crook County Fire and Rescue Department (500 NE Belknap St.)

REDMOND: Wednesday, March 20 (3:30-6:30 pm) at the Redmond Public Library (827 SW Deschutes Ave.)

SISTERS: Tuesday, March 12 (3:30-6:30 pm) at the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Station, 301 South Elm St.

MADRAS: Wednesday, March 13 (3:30-6:30 pm) at the Rodriguez Jefferson Library Annex (134 SE E St.)

 

2. HOME ENERGY AUDIT

Get a home energy audit done. There are many businesses locally who do them.

Look into rebate programs/loans/extra savings that will help you afford home energy upgrades. Energy Trust of oregon

 

3. PURCHASE AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Consider the purchase of an electric vehicle-more info here

Get a photovoltaic system installed by one our the local solar businesses

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Youth Climate Strike!

350 Deschutes supports the student strike being organized by US Youth Climate Strike, here in Oregon and world wide! Join us in supporting young climate activists, September 20th at 4 pm on Peace Corner, (Greenwood @ Wall)

Sip for Sustainability

First 50 registrants get a new Tote Bag and shampoo soap bar! NEW incentives will help you save thousands! Everyone, including low to moderate income, can save money on new, leased or used electric cars. Discover how you can get to zero net energy with home or business solar and efficiency. Tips on Plastic avoidance and DIY products. Multiple presenters will show you how you manage your waste and buying choices. Come for the fun, and discover how to improve your life AND help the planet. $10 donation appreciated. Students with ID or kids under 14 go free. Conference attendees are free. Sanctuary, off NW St Helens Place.

EV Charging coming to Redmond

October 9 at 4:30: A public launch of the new EV charging stations at the COCC campus in Redmond! Join us for food, beverages and to learn about rebates and incentives on new and used EVs

Take Action in Central Oregon

Residents of Bend: Ask the city council for an ordinance on oil and LNG by rail!

Take Action in Central Oregon

Bend Residents: Let the City Council know you support a strong Community Climate Action Plan!

Take Action in Central Oregon

Deschutes County Residents: Ask the County Commissioners to start the transition to a strong energy future