Writer and Director Commentary for “Garage”

Karl Schroeder (writer) and Sam Leinen (director/editor) talk about some of the postproduction that went into the deceptively simple spot produced in-house by Coates Kokes for Metro's Recycling Hotline. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hDV-u9Gb3Y

Recycling Hotline TV Airs Today

Here’s the results of the latest in-house production from Coates Kokes for Metro’s Recycling Hotline. Spring cleaning time! If you live in the area, have stuff you want to recycle but aren’t sure where, how or if it is even recyclable, call the number.

Great job to everyone including Jay who had to drive to every corner of our fine city, in a U-Haul, […]

Portland Plan Phase TWO

The call for community input is going out for Phase TWO of Portland's 25-year plan. This set of workshops will focus on setting direction — identifying Portland's goals and choosing targets that will help us meet them. Check the St. John's Review today, the ad's in there.

Ad League Adventures

This week's bowling in Ad League was quite an exciting one! Our final game of the night ended in a combined team score of 1100, and Heather bowled a new lifetime high of 200. Please excuse the photo quality—the photographer was (understandably) excited!

503-234-3000

As recycling and disposal goes, when it doubt, call 503-234-3000. Or at least that’s the action Metro is after from the Portland area’s businesses and residents.

Living, breathing and knowledgeable staffers answer calls Monday-Saturday 8:30-5:00. What might one call about? Anything related to recycling or […]

Ugly Sweater Contest Results

The agency’s back from holiday and this contributor thought “late” was better than “never” in the case of posting THE OFFICIAL COATES KOKES UGLY SWEATER CONTEST RESULTS. With a festive turnout and grueling competition, voting was difficult. But one man and his battery-powered snowman sweater brightly stood out in glowing multi-colored LED glory—Kyle. Congratulations, sir. Well played.

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