AOR Blog

09-17-2018

The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) expanded West Coast commitments to climate leadership Wednesday, including a goal to halve food waste by 2030, partnering with retailers and manufacturers. It also released a vision and roadmap for low-carbon transportation [PDF]. The alliance includes California, Oregon, Washington and...

09-15-2018
  In response to changes in Oregon’s recycling laws, the opportunity to recycle is being extended to all residents and businesses that share garbage collection service provided by a middle party, such as a multi-tenant property owner or property manager, regardless of the number of tenants sharing service. The change will require...
09-14-2018

By Geoffrey A. Fowler, Washington Post's technology columnist based in San Francisco

The problem with recycling our old tech gadgets: They explode.

Around the world, garbage trucks and recycling centers are going up in flames. The root of the problem: volatile lithium-ion batteries sealed inside our favorite...

09-13-2018

By Hilary Crisan-Heavilin for Recycling Today

AOR Member, Agilyx, an environmental technology and development company located in Tigard, Oregon, with the goal of extracting value from difficult-to-recycle mixed waste plastic streams, has expanded its plastic recycling capabilities to include feedstock for ethylene...

09-12-2018

Submitted by Heidi Logosz, Sustainability Mgr. & Executive Administrator, Mt. Hood Meadows and Cooper Spur Mtn. Resort

Paul Lepinsky recently shuddered A&P Recycling in The Dalles after forty five years of service. Those who know Paul Lepinsky know that recycling is in his DNA.

Paul somehow survived over...

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