Our Sustainability Efforts in 2016

Sustainability in 2016

organic fruit and vegetables

95+%

of the food we distribute is certified organic, 70,500 tons organic produce delivered.

urban delivery by bike

373

tons of produce delivered to downtown, northwest and southeast Portland by cargo trike.

renewable energy

100%

of our energy use is either renewable or is offset by Renewable Energy Credits.

sustainability and zero Waste

95%

of the waste OGC generated avoided landfills, with over 775 tons going to recycling or compost.

work commute

3,790

SMART Commute trips, totaling 42k miles, saving 30k lbs of CO2 from entering the atmosphere.

A long-term project and a group project

Sustainability is not a project that we plan to wrap up by the end of the fiscal year. We see it as a continual work in progress and a way of doing business. At OGC, we regularly review what we’re doing and how we do it, and figure out where we can improve. We openly track our social and environmental performance in our Annual Sustainability Report.

sustainability - local market

2016 Sustainability Report


To zoom: use your mouse wheel, pinch with a touchscreen or you can use the keys [cntrl] and [+] to zoom in, and [cntrl] and [-] to zoom out. Download the 2016 Sustainability Report as a PDF, and Acrobat may provide better viewing options.

Menu