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The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) proclaimed Sunday, March 18 the first Global Recycling Day. Based on the worldwide response, the organization was successful in calling attention to the issues facing the recycling industry and highlighting the importance of what it calls "the seventh resource."

BIR says ...


Central Oregon Residents are asked to be more careful about what they put in recycling bins. On January first, China stopped taking most recycling from western nations, claiming recyclables were contaminated with trash and organic material. 

Read More at KBEND.


​KGW news reports,if the item has been on Metro's list of acceptable recyclables, it is still okay to put into the bin.


Shredded paper, egg cartons and most plastic containers now are bound for the trash in Marion County, which includes the state capital, Salem, the Seattle Times reports.

KGW reports on 17 questions about Marion County's new recycling rules.


Klamath County commissioners are considering a plan to help fund a facility upgrade at REACH Inc. that would expand local recyclable processing...