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Ground Score Association Programs
A photo of a Ground Score G.L.I.T.T.E.R. worker picking up trash at a houseless camp in Portland Oregon.
A photo of the tops of several cans representing the bottle redemption center The People's Depot work as canners.
A close up photo of a person mending a strip of denim in Ground Score Association's Reuse and Repair program that teaches people easy entry sewing skills.
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Ground Score Leading Inclusively Together Through Environmental Recovery or G.L.I.T.T.E.R. provides litter collection and tentside waste collection services for houseless camps across the Portland Metro Region. It ensures sanitation for those who would otherwise lack access to them and keeps our city's streets and sidewalks clean for all.

The People's Depot is Ground Score's beverage redemption center operated for canners, by canners. The People's Depot generates formal, benefitted jobs for workers, serves hundreds of canners a week in the Central Eastside, and prevents the emission of hundreds of tonnes of CO2 equivalent (greenhouse gases) a year. 

Ground Score's Reuse Team offers a Sewing Program for low-barrier learning in the recovery, reuse and repair of textiles. Most materials come from GSA’s waste collection routes and community partners. This program is fundraising towards a fully-functioning eco-production studio.

Ground Score operates special programs to serve community members. We currently provide day storage, connect unhoused neighbors living unsheltered in Old Town with supportive housing, and conduct environmental and health outreach in partnership with other local organiazations.

Ground Score Association G.L.I.T.T.E.R. Program
Ground Score Association The People's Depot Bottle Redemption
Ground Score Association Reuse and Repair program
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