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Recognizing Indigenous People’s Day

Recognizing Indigenous People’s Day

SBW recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day. We acknowledge that the Portland Metro region is seated on the unceded lands of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Bands of Chinook, Tualatin, Kalapuya, Moalla, and many others. Today (or any day, really) is a good day to learn about the native people who managed our lands before colonialism […]
SBW Finds Efficiency in Hybrid Mode

SBW Finds Efficiency in Hybrid Mode

As we slowly emerge from COVID hibernation, with hybrid and in-person learning, and on-site and remote workers navigating a new normal, we hope SBW 2021 will offer solace and opportunities to connect with sustainability-minded friends and colleagues. We are optimistic that as we transition back, we will be able to apply lessons learned from the […]
Portland’s 4th Annual Sustainable Building Week Convenes Oct 11-16

Portland’s 4th Annual Sustainable Building Week Convenes Oct 11-16

Tapping into the region’s legacy of creativity and collaboration, the week aims to lead the next chapter of sustainability in an era of new challenges — from COVID recovery to climate change August 26, 2021 — Portland has always been a generator of innovation and ideas, especially when it comes to environmental sustainability. But as […]
Sustainable Building Week 2020 – A Virtual Experience!

Sustainable Building Week 2020 – A Virtual Experience!

2020 was supposed to be the year that finally fulfilled our Jetson’s dreams of getting the (electric) jet pack, and even if we didn’t get the flying car, we’d settle for a self-driving (electric) car. Instead, we get our toilet paper and disinfectant sent to our doorstep with no contact delivery – but hey! We […]

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