40,000 pounds of carbon. Did you know that there are 140 Solar panels on top of the glass roadway canopy? They help power the terminal’s Nike store, saving approximately 40,000 pounds of carbon.
98.1 percent recycling rate. Our Tenants share our values; Toyota Logistics Services at Terminal 4 is not only LEED Gold certified, but was the first industrial site in the nation to earn salmon-safe certification, and boasts an impressive 98.1 percent recycling rate.
1000-2000 gallons of fuel daily. Thanks to a project to repower the Dredge Oregon, the dredging operations use 1,000 to 2,000 gallons less fuel per day and we all have cleaner Air to breathe. This also reduces operational costs by more than $5,000 per week.
15 seconds. Quick Pay kiosks have cut the average Idle time per traveler from 1.5 minutes to 15 seconds. That’s an 86.5 percent reduction, which means reduced fuel consumption, faster turnover and increased revenue.
1335 Red-Tailed Hawks, captured and translocated since 1999. PDX Wildlife works to keep the air safe for planes and birds alike. The team uses Numerous strategies and a large variety of tools to keep wildlife away from the airfield, as well as helping with less common issues. In recent years, PDX Wildlife has received calls for a barn owl roosting outside Port headquarters, a loose house cat in baggage claim, and several escaped dogs on the airfield.
25-year habitat restoration. This fiscal year is the start of the second phase of a multi-phase, 25-year-long restoration of Government Island. This is just one target of the Airport Futures planning process, which also includes major habitat and tree canopy enhancements in the Columbia Slough watershed.
Policy No. 7.2.16. Our new Port “standard pen” utilizes a body made from recycled water Bottles and accepts cartridge refills, also available in your nearest service center. The switch to these pens is just one way we’re working to improve the environment through sustainable procurement.
750,000 gallons. The Port’s Living Machine treats and reuses wastewater, and is just one of many water-efficiency features that help our Port headquarters conserve more than 750,000 gallons of water a year.
Contributed by Tarun Gudz, Corporate Marketing