AOR Blog


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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...


Pete Chism-Winfield (running as past-chair)

At the City of Portland, Pete works with a team within the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) that is responsible for program and policy development, specifically for commercial food scraps service, clean and safe recycling, compost and garbage collection,...