If you missed our annual meeting in January or would like a recap, here’s another chance to see the slideshow.
The annual meeting featured presentations about our accomplishments in 2018 and plans for 2019.
We have been working on a wide variety of projects in 12 topic areas: Community Inclusion, Economic Vitality, Education, Energy, Food, Health and Human Services, Housing, Land Use, Natural Areas, Transportation, Waste Prevention, and Water.
A highlight of the meeting was an update on our climate action efforts:
- Harvest Sunshine
Our 5-year solar campaign is designed to help the community transition to a fossil fuel-free future. Our goal is to more than double the amount of solar on residential and commercial rooftops in Corvallis.
- Saving Green
A program initiated last year to provide free sustainability assistance to businesses and organizations in Corvallis. The program helps clients decrease their operating costs, as well as their carbon footprint.
- No Food Left Behind
Aimed at preventing wasted food and funded by a generous grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter after China and the United States. Yet 40% of the food grown in the US is never eaten.