PDX featured in GreenPacks Magazine

by Annie Linstrom 8/7/2012 4:21 PM
We are pleased to know that PDX was featured in this month's GreenPacks Magazine, an environmentally-friendly news magazine read throughout the country. According to GreenPacks, PDX reflects the green nature of Portland, which is considered one of the greenest cities in the world. [More]

PDX Deicing Treatment Facility Ranks Third in Regional Competition

by Annie Linstrom 6/1/2012 11:51 AM
Port of Portland’s deicing treatment facility at Portland International Airport won third place among 99 other projects in the Daily Journal of Commerce’s annual TopProjects competition. [More]

Friends of Trees Honors Port as Community Partner of the Year

by Annie Linstrom 6/1/2012 11:30 AM
Friends of Trees, a local non-profit organization which plants and cares for city trees and green spaces celebrated another record-breaking planting season at its annual Leadership Award Luncheon in May, naming Port of Portland its Community Partner Award winner of the year. [More]

Sun helps battle ice and sustain energy at PDX

by Annie Linstrom 3/21/2012 3:54 PM
Renewable electricity using light and heat from the sun is helping Portland International Airport win the war on winter, and protect nearby waterways, Solar panels are contributing power to the treatment facility for the airport’s newly expanded deicing stormwater collection system. The facility treats runoff containing deicers used on the airfield and aircraft to enhance flight safety when the weather is cold. [More]

Why the Port is the place to ‘bee’ this spring

by Annie Linstrom 2/28/2012 2:43 PM
This spring, more than 70,000 bees are expected to fly into the Port of Portland to inhabit a custom-made Langstroth bee hive.
The first of its kind at the Port, the hive assembly was carefully constructed by Greg Sparks, Port project development manager and avid beekeeper. [More]

PDX Supports Google’s Efforts to Map Indoors

by Annie Linstrom 1/4/2012 3:30 PM
Travelers can now navigate PDX a little easier, after Google released its first ever indoor mapping application for Android compatible devices, including an indoor map of PDX. With detailed floor plans of the airport now available, travelers can locate their boarding gates; find favorite restaurants and shops, and scout out other places of interest with ease. [More]

PDX Teams Up with Starbucks to Explore Coffee Cup Recycling

by Annie Linstrom 11/22/2011 2:35 PM
More than 6,000 hot beverage cups travel through PDX daily, resulting in over 2.2 million cups sent to the landfill each year. Because most hot beverage containers aren’t accepted into Oregon’s recycling stream, a large amount of productive material is wasted. That is why the Port, Starb... [More]