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Many of the recycling/waste reduction coordinators that work with schools are jointly nominating Nancy Bond for the AOR Lifetime Achievement award. Nancy will be retiring in June after a long and successful career as a Resource Conservation Coordinator for Portland Public Schools. 

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On Friday, July 13, DEQ will open its 2018 materials management grants round for projects that prevent, recover, or reuse solid wastes. DEQ expects to award up to $500,000 in statewide funding. Grant application forms and instructions will be available at this website starting July 13, and all completed applications are due...


Free Geek stands out in the recycling ecosystem because of its unique circular model. By taking two massive societal problems—e-waste and the digital divide— and pointing them at each other, Free Geek uses one problem to solve the other.

Technology changes rapidly and computers, monitors, printers, smartphones and other...


The SRC Network is a networking group for those working in the sector of schools sustainability implementation in the Portland  Metro  region. They  meet  every  other month to share projects, resources and ideas, successes and challenges, troubleshoot issues and hear from speakers on topics that move their work forward.