AOR Blog

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

Re-TRAC Connect and The Recycling Partnership, Falls Church, Virginia, have launched the first phase of the Municipal Measurement Program (MMP). MMP is designed to provide municipalities with a materials management program analysis and planning tool to standardize terminology and harmonize methodologies in support of consistent...

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...

09-12-2018

There has been much interest among paper industry stakeholders about how China’s recovered paper import policy might affect the recovered fiber supply chain.

AF&PA is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop a more comprehensive...

09-11-2018

BY  BUFFY POLLOCK FOR THE MAIL TRIBUNE September 10, 2018
In a major shift for one of the region’s biggest nonprofits — which makes its living off others’ castoffs — Southern Oregon Goodwill is no longer accepting e-waste.

Goodwill officials blame a shifting global recycling market, saying fewer places to recycle...

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