The latest news from Oregon Environmental Council

  • November 12, 2019

    Climate-Friendly Communities Don’t Magically Appear

    Oregon Environmental Council and 1000 Friends of Oregon have a long history of partnership, especially working together to advance compact community design with a myriad of reliable alternatives to driving. When people live close to their ...more
  • November 10, 2019

    Oregon’s 100-Year Water Vision Moves Forward

    Momentum is building across the state to address water challenges and make a bold commitment to a secure and resilient water future for all Oregonians.more
  • November 2, 2019

    Non-Toxic Lice Treatments

    By Tillia GriffinOne day your kids come home from school with dreaded, unwelcome new friends, head lice.  For many years we have dealt with lice by using a variety of pharmacological products containing Permethrin or Pediculicides, ...more
  • November 1, 2019

    OEC Is In Willamette Week's Give!Guide 2019, Donate Online Today!

    This is the second year OEC will be in the Willamette Week's Give!Guide and we could not be more excited! Giving online started November 1. Don't miss this chance to do good by Oregon and help protect our air, water, and land for future ...more
  • October 31, 2019

    OEC Announces New Executive Director, Diana Nuñez

    Nuñez brings two decades of leadership expertise and strong commitment to equity and engagement PORTLAND, OR—Oregon Environmental Council is pleased to announce that Diana Nuñez has been selected to serve as the organization’s ...more
  • October 24, 2019

    Tell McDonald’s: Time to Take off the Toxic Gloves

    With great market power comes great responsibility for customers' health.This summer Oregon Environmental Council helped gather samples for a research report that finds that some vinyl, or PVC, food service gloves contain toxic ...more
  • October 23, 2019

    Transportation Pricing for Equitable Mobility

    The roads belong to the public. We own the right-of-way, the sidewalks and curbs and the street.more
  • October 17, 2019

    More than a decade of work will not be silenced.

    2019 has been a tumultuous year for Oregonians and our environment. As we look to the future, we remain more committed than ever to the idea that people coming together with passion and perseverance can positively alter the course of the ...more
  • October 15, 2019

    Dying Green: Have You Considered A Natural Burial?

    Planning ahead for your own funeral can be daunting. It is not exactly a subject many people want to talk about.A traditional American funeral consists of an embalming process, a coffin, flowers, etc. Even more resources go into the ...more
  • October 14, 2019

    A Modern Take on Trick or Treating

    Guest post by blogger Tillia GriffinHalloween has come again, bringing with it ghosts, goblins, superheroes, and of course, candy! Unfortunately, that also means buckets and pillowcases full of plastic. There’s nothing sweeter than ...more


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