AOR Blog


The National Recycling Coalition announces the “Call for Nominations” for the 2017 Awards – with awards presented at the Resource Recycling Conference August 28-30, 2017 in Minneapolis. 

Spread the word!! Nominate the best programs or individual you know in the following categories:

NRC’s Lifetime Achievement Award–...

The Board of SWANA Oregon Chapter extends an invitation to you for their Spring Tour! Join them as they make the voyage south to visit our friends in Southern Oregon.

They will have a chartered bus leaving from Portland on the morning of May 18th, with stops to pick up members in Salem and Eugene. Upon arrival at the Dry...


Teachers and recycling educators will be able to return from this year’s AOR Conference with a recycling kit which will aid in showing how plastics are actually recycled.             

Jerry Powell, Patty Moore and Dylan de Thomas have teamed up to gather display items which help explain how recovered plastics are...


The WSRA Conference attracts the Northwest’s leading recyclers; solid waste reduction specialists; city, county, and state administrators; and environmentally-conscious private sector businesses.

WSRA invites you to join them for four days of educational sessions presented by industry experts, tours of local...


Welcome new student member Gretchen Sandau!

Name: Gretchen Sandau

In what University/College are you currently enrolled, or if an Americorps Volunteer, where are you working/volunteering?

I am working at Clark County through the Washington Service Corps.

Tell us about your major or current career...