AOR Blog

12-10-2018

Last year, Oregon's 5-cent bottle deposit went up to 10 cents, and the number of bottles being redeemed has skyrocketed.

From July through September of this year, the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative says 500 million cans and bottles were turned in around the state.

But many of those came from across state...

12-07-2018

The City of Seattle has posted a Request for Proposals (RFP) for future Organics Processing Services to process yard debris, food scraps, food-soiled paper, compostable food packaging, and compostable bags received through the City’s transfer stations and through the City’s solid waste collection...

12-07-2018

Name: Anna Greenberg 

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

Tell us about your major or current career path: I am in my 2nd year of my Masters in Community and Regional Planning Program.

Are there any...

12-07-2018

Name: Dustin Boomer  

In what University/College are you currently enrolled, or if an Americorps Volunteer, where are you working/volunteering? I am the Waste Reduction Specialist in the Campus Sustainability Office at Portland State University.

Tell us about your major or current career path: I am a student in...

12-06-2018

Meet Peter Brandom from the City of Hillsboro, one of AOR's newest organization members!  

What is the name of your business or organization? City of Hillsboro

What does your business/organization do? We strive every day to make Hillsboro the best place in the Universe to live, work and play!!

Tell us about...

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