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GKC July 18-19 2015
Celebrating a quarter century of innovation and creativity

Green Town

Exploration, learning, and fun!

OSU Lower Campus

Friday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Green Town showcases businesses and organizations that incorporate sustainability in their practices, services, and products.

Green Town

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2013 Exhibitors

3 Degrees/Blue Sky Renewable

Showcasing different types of renewable energy and providing hands-on activities and challenges.  Promoting the Blue Sky renewable energy program offered by Pacific Power and assisting people with enrolling in the program.

Abundant Solar

Check out the various solar electric systems.  Display will include solar modules, inverters, solar oven and solar water fountain.

Benton County Master Gardeners Association/OSU Extension Service

Presenting gardening information to the public and answering questions about plants and gardening in the Pacific Northwest.

Chintimini Wildlife Center

This exhibit will be hosted by a team of local environmental and educational organizations who are launching a campaign to achieve the goal of having Benton County become the first National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat Community in Oregon.  The exhibit will contain information about the program and will encourage landowners to improve wildlife habitat in their neighborhoods and get their own properties Certified through this program.  Visual displays and informational literature will be provided.

City of Corvallis

Information and planning for Healthy Streets Planning Project - City of Corvallis.

City of Corvallis Transit System (display bus will be parked outside the main gate)

Climb aboard and find out about alternative transportation options in Corvallis. Learn how to load/unload bikes on a bus.  Pick up a bus/bike/walking map and maybe some safety items (yellow bike vests, blinky lights, etc.)

Clean Air Lawn Care

Displaying a work truck with solar panel and charging system, electric lwn care equipment and other tools, etc.  Samples of organic fertilizer.  Participants will have hands-on access to solar system and electric equipment.

Corvallis-Albany Electric Vehicle Club

Check out the electric-home converted and low volume commercial vehicles.

Corvallis Environmental Center

The CEC will have information about all of our programs.  Additionally, we will have an interacitve game/activity revolving around transformation.

Corvallis Public Works - Water Conservation

Education about water conservation and pollution prevention and other facets of Public Works.

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition

Check out our interactive educational displays from local citizen teams taking action in the areas of food, economic vitality, transportation, energy, water and more.

Energy Trust of Oregon

Helping you benefit from saving energy and generating renewable energy.


Check out the vehicle that runs on straight vegetable oil.  Handle and examine some of the components at our table.  Look under the hood and inside the vehicle as the system.

First Alternative Co-op

Highlighting 25 ways to support local business and products.

Greenbelt Land Trust

Standing display and materials about Greenbelt Land Trust, multiple standing easels with maps showcasing our work.

Toyota of Corvallis

Check out the Prius and the Prius Plug In.  Pick up a recyclable tote while supplies last.

Linn/Benton Beekeeper's Association

Interactive bee display with observation hive.

NuScale Power, LLC

Check out what we are all about.  Posters/banners and video screen describing NuScale nuclear pwer "green" technology.


Samples of Odwalla's new organic line, kids' juice and new flavors of Odwalla bars.

Oil Ex Tech, LLC

Demonstration of Essenex-100 Extractor, using home microwave. Static posters regarding essential oil extraction.

Oregon Oral & Implant Surgeons

Welcome Oregon Oral & Implant Surgeons to Corvallis!

OSU College Forests

Connecting you with recreation opportunities at the OSU College Forests with maps and an interactive quiz game.

OSU Extension/Energize Corvallis

Get your sustainable living questions answered and take part in a community challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  We have sustainable living resources to help your household save energy, save resources, and save money.

OSU Student Sustainability Initiative

Sustainability projects and practive in the community.

OSU Sustainability Office

See how OSU is reducing its carbon footprint and educating students about sustainability.

Our Ocean

Oregon marine reserves and marine planning.

Republic Services/Linn-Benton Master Recyclers

We will play a recycle game and hand out temporary tattoos for prizes.  Outreach and education will be focused on waste reduction, resuse and recyclying.  Handouts will be limited to informational pamphlets.

Sol-WIN, Inc.

Solar powered water dispensary.

Solar Ki

Solar electrtic design and installation.  Solar demonstration for children (and adults!).


Green Town Location

OSU Lower Campus

Corvallis is an eco-friendly community

Corvallis has been recognized as one of the top ten places to live, and as having the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita and the most green buildings per capita. The city was ranked #1 on the Environmental Protection Agency's national list of Green Power Communities, is #2 in the country as a bike-friendly community and was on Sunset magazine's "top 10" list for eco-friendly towns.


What people are saying about Green Town