3 WAYS YOU CAN TAKE ACTION
Send an email to the Bend City Council asking them to include funding for the Sustainability Coordinator in the city budget. firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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