AOR Blog

11-17-2017

BottleDrop, Oregon’s container deposit and redemption program, is introducing a new program to help non-profits around the state use recycling to raise money this holiday season. Help [us] participate in the program by

BottleDrop will match a percentage of donated refunds based on the total amount raised using blue bags from November 20th to December 20th this year. The more we raise, the more we get back, so please help us raise as much as possible for AOR! ‘Tis the season to Give through BottleDrop!

 


10-06-2017

Company's Tax Revenue Impact is $8.5 Million Annually

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services of Oregon announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state. The study measures the direct and indirect economic...

09-18-2017

Press Release Issued 9/15/2017 by the National Stewardship Action Council. For more information, contact NSAC's Executive Director Heidi Sanborn.

Environmentalists, Local Governments, Waste Haulers, Unions, Carpet Industry Representatives Applaud Legislature, Urge Governor Brown’s Support

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the...

09-15-2017

All businesses that sell food or drinks must offer compostable or recyclable options — or ask patrons to forgo the tools altogether — come next July as part of a citywide ordinance to curb plastic waste across the city.

Read more at the Seattle Times.

09-14-2017

Despite ban on plant-based service-ware in their compost bins, local businesses continue to use them, stating they're still a better choice, even if they end up in the garbage.

Read more at the Corvallis Gazette Times.

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