Troy has worked on environmental issues for the City of Portland since 1997.  He started his career developing and implementing solid waste management programs including the City’s successful “pay as you throw” waste collection program and curbside recycling He has also managed the City’s parks and open spaces where he led efforts to expand community agriculture and adopt low impact land management practices.   Throughout his tenure with the City, Troy has been engaged in a broad range of sustainability projects. He oversaw the completion of Portland’s greenhouse gas inventories in 2001 and 2007 and chaired the committee tasked with drafting the city’s Climate Action Plan in 2008. He became the City’s Sustainability Coordinator in April, 2016 and has focused on community resilience and energy efficiency. He led Portland’s LED streetlight conversion project and leads the city’s effort to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2040 and to reduce community wide greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050.