Deicing program gets warm reception

by Lisa Timmerman 2/22/2013 3:09 PM
The Port of Portland was honored with an Environmental Achievement Award at the annual Slough Celebration, put on by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. The award recognizes Portland International Airport's deicing program for its efforts to provide greater protection to the Columbia Slough water quality. [More]

Port waste travels with a lighter footprint

by Lisa Timmerman 2/5/2013 12:52 PM
Gresham Sanitary Services provides waste hauling services for the Port, and it became the state’s first trash hauler to use compressed natural gas in its vehicles in 2011. At that time, GSS had introduced a front load CNG truck to its fleet, which it used to haul Port composting, recycling and garbage. GSS recently added a CNG roll-off truck to its fleet. Roll-off trucks are used to pick up large drop box containers, such as those located in our rental car quick turnaround facility [More]