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Guiding Statement

The City of Hillsboro envisions a sustainable future, in which the City responsibly satisfies the needs of its residents, provides a healthy and satisfying work environment for its employees, and minimizes its impact on the physical environment of the community.

 

NEW! 2018 Better Buildings Challenge Report

In its 2018 Better Building Progress Report, the Department of Energy highlights the City of Hillsboro’s achievements for reducing its energy footprint by 26 percent since 2009 — the greatest improvement among all public agencies in the nation — as well as the City’s work to reduce water use by 11 percent since 2012.

The report also highlights the Hillsboro School District’s work to reduce energy consumption by 16 percent since 2014 as ranking among the top 14 energy-saving school districts and colleges in the United States.

Read the full report here.

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2007-2016 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report2007-2016 Hillsboro Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

Hillsboro completed its first-ever assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from City operations in February 2010. The Green House Gas (GHG) inventory measured emissions from City operations including energy use, City fleet, transportation, travel and emissions from the purchase of goods and services.

Want to know more? Check out the current greenhouse gas report and trends analysis for 2007-2016!

 
Sustainability Partners

Sustainability Partners

Enhabit Logo

 

 Westside Transportation Alliance logo

US Green Building Council Member

 Solar Oregon logo

 US Dept of Energy Logo

Partners for a Sustainable Washington County Community

 ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Better Buildings Challenge Logo

EPA Green Power Partner

 Forth Logo
 International Living Future Institue Cascadia Green Building Council logo 
 

NW Solar Communities

 SunShot Logo

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