Food and Compost

Top 3 greenhouse gas emission sources: Food, Electricity, Vehicles.Wasted food is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and a key action item in Beaverton's Climate Action Plan. Preventing wasted food, donating edible food, and participating in food scrap collection programs are all ways to reduce the impacts of wasted food while contributing to the health of our community.

Top 3 Greenhouse Gas Emission Sources in Beaverton

  • Food = 259
  • Electricity = 208
  • Vehicles = 440

measured in MTCO2e (Metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent)

Learn more about what you can do at home and at work by following the links below.