We Stand Together

We Stand Together

Throughout the past 10 years, partners across the region have welcomed Depave into their vibrant communities with open arms. We at Depave are incredibly thankful for these opportunities to bring people together and transform lifeless places into community greenspaces...
Depave Proud Partner in Greening the Jade District

Depave Proud Partner in Greening the Jade District

 Recognized as a Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI) in outer southeast Portland located at SE Division Street and 82nd Avenue, the Jade District was cited as a growing environmental justice area by the staff of APANO (The Asian Pacific American Network of...
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...
Bridgeport Church

Bridgeport Church

Depaving at Bridgeport has got to be one of the most fun events Depave has ever done! Nearly 65 volunteers came out for the final project of the 2016 season. We smashed pavement, ripped up concrete, tore out grass and non-native shrubs, dug in the dirt, installed a...
Vernon School

Vernon School

The pavement slabs fell briskly along with the leaves on this beautiful September morning. Nearly 75 volunteers came out in force to bust it up to make way for a stormwater treescape and a rad assortment of benches.   Date: Depaved September 24th, 2016...

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...