AOR Blog


Jennifer Stefanick, a new addition to the AOR Board as Membership Chair, comes from a background of recycling and waste prevention, particularly food waste prevention.

Her recent efforts in these areas included managing the Portland Event Recycling program with Community Environmental Services (CES) and the City of...


Time is tight. Always. Here’s something to loosen yours up a bit: our new and improved website. Looking for resources? They're a click away.

Need to fight contamination? Get started here. Keen for success stories from other communities? Gather at the Info Hub. Want to calculate your program's environmental impact? Use our ...

I grew up in California and have called Oregon home since arriving in Eugene 20 years ago for graduate school.

After completing a Ph.D. in sociology, I taught and conducted on research in social change, democracy, and sustainable development.

For the last 10 years have worked in communications and public...


At this year's annual AOR meeting on Thursday, June 14th at the 2018 Sustainable Oregon Conference in Eugene, Oregon, members elected five new board members:

Ali Briggs-Ungerer was elected for her second-term as AOR Board Chair, after current chair, Pete Chism-Winfield decided to step down from the position as he and his...


Back in 2011, the City of Eugene Waste Prevention and Green Building Program started their first targeted food waste program, which was aimed at commercial businesses.

They worked with their garbage haulers and commercial composter, Rexius, and from those partnerships, Love Food Not Waste was born!

Since then, the...