5 results for tag: earth day

Celebrate Earth Week with BottleDrop Give!

Happy Earth Week! Obviously, this is our favorite time of year at OEC. It’s an opportunity to go on a favorite hike, connect with your community, and reflect on the beauty and bounty of our one and only planet. However, this holiday isn’t just about celebration: it’s also about looking ahead, and standing up for the future of our home. It’s no secret that we’re feeling the effects of climate change and environmental crises now more than ever before. But that doesn’t mean we should wallow in the doom and gloom of it all: it means now is the time to act. There is genuine reason to be optimistic when we’re all working together. Earth ...

Earth Day 2023: Reflections and Resolve

For Earth Day, we asked OEC team members to reflect on their connections to the natural world and their commitment to protecting the environment.

An Earth Day Challenge

When the pandemic ends, will we go back to business as usual? Take the #MyPlanetMyPledge for a healthier future for all.

This Earth Day, Pledge to Stop Burning Wood for Public Health

What do Earth Day, wood smoke and COVID-19 all have in common? The answer lies in air quality. With most of our nation’s in-person Earth Day festivities cancelled or moved to a digital format, and the state’s at-large shelter-in-place policy, many people may not be thinking that much more needs to be done to protect Oregon’s air quality. After all, our world’s air has become significantly cleaner, due to a slowdown in economic activity, right? While this may be currently true, the necessity of improving our air quality in the long-term cannot be under-estimated. It is no secret that decreased air quality and pollution is linked to a ...

Kick it with OEC!

Help us celebrate the clean water, air and land we all love and share with the most popular women’s sports team in the world, for an Earth Day match on Sunday, April 15. Tickets are being offered at a reduced rate with a generous portion going to back to support Oregon Environmental Council. In 2017, the Portland Thorns won the NWSL championship, their second in five years. After bringing the championship trophy back to the Rose City in October, the Thorns are set to raise their championship banner into the rafters of Providence Park forever at the Home Opener, and Oregon Environmental Council will be there to celebrate. Earth Day Match Portl...