The Depave Crew: Making Magic Happen

The Depave Crew: Making Magic Happen

I won’t go as far to say that becoming a crew leader was the single most defining event of my life, but it is definitely in the top 5. All jokes aside, joining Depave is a worthwhile adventure that will bring a lifetime of fond memories. We are a close-knit group that...

Green Your Garden with Greywater

  Portlanders love their gardens. But have you ever stopped to consider how much water your garden consumes? Our abundant fall-winter-spring rainfall comes out of sync with the summer garden irrigation season. Peak water use by City of Portland residential...
Preparing for the Unexpected; Rainwater Harvesting

Preparing for the Unexpected; Rainwater Harvesting

5 Tips for Effective Rainwater Harvesting in Portland Portland averages around 37” of rain each year, mostly coming in the late fall, winter and spring. Ever consider catching some of that rain and saving it for later use? Rain barrels can be a great way to harvest...
Welcome to the Depaving

Welcome to the Depaving

Hello, I’m Brynn. I am usually the first person volunteers meet upon arriving at our events. Here’s my Depave story. I was hooked after going to my first depaving event in 2012. I wanted more. More earth between my fingertips. More community building. More...