AOR Blog


In their mid-October webinar, The Recycling Partnership offered their six-point plan on how to shield your program from National Sword, the umbrella term used to describe the various China-related export issues.

They've also got a deep-dive into paper and plastics markets from industry experts and an open discussion on...


Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc. are asking that you take the latest National Trash & Recycling Survey.

"Some of you may have filled out our previous surveys and your knowledge and data you provide are immensely valuable in allowing us to conduct quantitative work. We publish results in...


In 2017, The Recycling Partnership worked in Massachusetts, fighting contamination in six more communities and training Bay State staffers to deploy our approach for years to come.

Together with the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection, they created the Recycling IQ Kit. Here’s one for curbside recycling...


Beaverton’s Sustainability & Recycling Programs welcome Caitlin Ahearn as our new Recycling Specialist.  She fills the position formerly held by Elizabeth Cole (who is now our Recycling and Waste Prevention Coordinator).

Caitlin previously worked at Washington County and the City of Gresham (through the Confluence...


Starting April 2nd, PDX travelers will be able to dine on real dishes and silverware in the food cart area of the Oregon Market. 

The new durable dishware is part of a three-month pilot project made possible by a grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

The project’s overall goal is to reduce...