Sustainability at Home

There are lots of steps you can take to be more sustainable at home. Click on a topic below to find a list of relevant resources. 

  1. Buildings
  2. Transportation
  3. Consumption
  4. Waste

Sustainable Buildings

Oregon Home Energy Score Tools

Home Energy Score systems help homeowners and homebuyers better understand a home’s energy use, and how even small improvements can make a big difference in energy savings.

Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Upgrade your home and save both energy and money. EWEB and NW Natural offer a variety of incentives and services to help you improve the energy performance of your home. 

EWEB Greenpower

EWEB has made it easy and affordable to switch to a cleaner, renewable energy source.

Change a Light

Replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent lights can save you up to 15% on your electricity bills. Replacing them with LEDs will even save you more.

Use a Low-Flow Showerhead

A low-flow showerhead uses 60% less water and could save you $200 per year.

Join the Eugene Carbon Free Challenge!

The Eugene Carbon Free Challenge educates individuals and households about how to reduce greenhouse gas emission in a fun and meaningful way. Participants can input information about the type of transportation they use, their energy use, and how they dispose of waste to calculate the their carbon footprint.  


Participants can earn points by choosing actions that lead to greenhouse gas emissions reductions such as:

  • Use more active transportation
  • Use less energy by adjusting the thermostat and adjusting appliance use
  • Eat food with a lower carbon footprint

Contact Us

  1. Office of Sustainability

     99 W. 10th Avenue, Suite 370

    Eugene, OR 97401

    Ph: 541-682-8421