Protecting Oregon's Environment
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10 Ways for Consumers to Prevent Pollution, Conserve Resources and Save Money

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Each of us has a role to play in protecting the environment. There are many things we all can do to reduce pollution and conserve resources. Choose from the ideas listed below, and share them with your family and friends. You don't need to do them all at once; start with a couple of ideas, then come back for more when you're ready. By us all pitching in, we can help keep Oregon an environmental leader.

The links and documents posted below are provided by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and our partner agencies in the community.

 

1. Reduce Air Pollution

2. Prevent Water Pollution

3. Minimize Toxics at Home

4. Practice Earth-Friendly Gardening

5. Save Energy and Money

6. Conserve Water

7. Be a Savvy Consumer

8. Recycle and Reuse

9. Prevent Pollution at Work

10. Stop Invasive Species

   
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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 811 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR 97204-1390
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
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