June 15, 2022

Greenhill Recognized in 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Oregon Business Magazine’s yearly ranking of the state’s most sustainable employers

EUGENE, OREGON – (June 15, 2022) – Greenhill Humane Society is honored to be among Oregon Business Magazine’s “2022 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon.” Greenhill placed ninety-first with a score of 238.93.

“We are honored to be recognized and included on the list of the state’s top environmentally sustainable employers. As we continue to expand our facility and programs, we look at ways of reducing our environmental footprint while learning about and adopting more sustainable practices,” said Megan Burroughs, Greenhill’s Community Engagement & Humane Education Manager.

Greenhill Humane Society has made a number of recent changes to address environmental sustainability including improvements to the facilities and operations. The recently remodeled and expanded shelter incorporates extensive daylighting and energy efficient LED light fixtures, a heating system designed to incorporate passive zones and heat recapture, and wastewater filtration onsite using plants. Greenhill has transitioned much of its activities to paperless processes. Additionally, Greenhill places an emphasis on recycling with easy options to recycle throughout the shelter and strives to purchase items in bulk to minimize trips and reduce packaging.

The list of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon showcases companies and nonprofits whose employees rate their employers’ sustainability efforts highly. The workplaces on the list have made measurable efforts to reduce their environmental footprint and adopt more sustainable practices.

To see a list of all the best green workplaces in Oregon visit www.oregonbusiness.com/100best/green/item/19580-2022-100-best-green-workplaces-in-oregon.

To learn more about Greenhill Humane Society, visits www.green-hill.org.


About Greenhill Humane Society
Greenhill Humane Society has been caring for animals in Lane County since 1944. It is a private, non-profit organization that relies on charitable donations. Greenhill is located at 88530 Green Hill Road in Eugene. We envision a world in which all animals are treated with compassion and respect. To learn more visit www.green-hill.org or follow at FacebookInstagram, Twitter, and TikTok.