AOR Blog

04-09-2018

As if you needed another reason to head down to Eugene on June 13th for AOR's 40th Annual Conference, this might be one of the best.

Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author of Drawdown - The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, will be presenting our keynote address.

Whoa.

This is so huge, we've rented out the historic McDonald Theater in downtown Eugene, a short walk from the Hilton Hotel. And just to shake things up even more, we're having the keynote the evening of Wednesday June 13th, complete with book signing.

Full conference registrations, and Wednesday-only registrations include tickets to see Paul, and additional seating will be available through the McDonald Theater (tickets go on sale May 1st). Books are available for purchase when registering, or you can bring your own copy for the signing. So what are you waiting for? REGISTER NOW! Or Click Here to Buy Tickets for Paul Hawken Presentation Only.

This amazing evening would not be possible without our keynote sponsors:

 


04-06-2018

Do you know where your dimes go when you don't redeem your beverage deposits? It goes to the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC), to fund bottle collection and BottleDrop Redemption Centers. OBRC, which is owned by Oregon beverage distributors and grocery retailers, was formed in 2009 and manages the deposit flow,...

04-06-2018

Metro went live on Facebook on April 6, 2018 to answer the questions about recycling. In the 20-minute segment, Metro recycling experts Matt Korot and Patrick Morgan explained details on everything from what's going on in China and whether recyclables are going to landfills, to how to recycle plastics and where we could be...

03-19-2018

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) proclaimed Sunday, March 18 the first Global Recycling Day. Based on the worldwide response, the organization was successful in calling attention to the issues facing the recycling industry and highlighting the importance of what it calls "the seventh resource."

BIR says ...

03-08-2018

Central Oregon Residents are asked to be more careful about what they put in recycling bins. On January first, China stopped taking most recycling from western nations, claiming recyclables were contaminated with trash and organic material. 

Read More at KBEND.

03-07-2018

​KGW news reports,if the item has been on Metro's list of acceptable recyclables, it is still okay to put into the bin.

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