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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Fridays For Future – Youth Climate Strike

350 Deschutes supports the student strikes being organized here in Oregon and world wide! In September of 2019, hundreds in Central Oregon joined millions around the globe to raise their voices for the future and the planet. This momentum continues with Fridays for Future throughout the school year. In Bend, youth strikes are happening Fridays at 4 pm on the corner of Greenwood and Wall.

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

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

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