As part of its continued efforts to improve the sustainability of County purchases, Central Stores researched more sustainable paper options for bathroom paper products.
The County issued an RFP in May 2008 for laundry services for a variety of workplaces including clinics, repair shops, and other County facilities.
By choosing to replace inefficient lighting systems with more efficient ones, Facilities & Property Management is saving the County money and reducing the environmental impact of lighting the County.
Multnomah County is installing solar panels that will produce over 1 Megawatt of clean, renewable energy at three County facilities.
Central Stores now purchases printer cartridges that perform just as well as other cartridges, but cost less, use recycled materials and support workforce development.