Webinar: Food Waste Recycling Math: Calculating Anticipated Tonnages & Processing Capacity

3 Jan 2019

States and local agencies have enacted or are considering food waste disposal bans or mandates. Two key questions that need to be answered prior to taking this step are:

How much food waste are we talking about?
Is there adequate processing capacity at our state’s or region’s composting and anaerobic digestion facilities?

You're Invited: SWANA Oregon Winter Social 2019

18 Dec 2018

SWANA Oregon Beaver Chapter is happy to invite AOR members to their first annual Winter Social! It's our way of showing our appreciation for our members and friends—a time to relax, mingle and enjoy yourselves. All AOR members and their significant others are invited for drinks and hors d'oeuvres. We're hoping to get a head count soon, so please RSVP using the short form here. If you have questions, please contact
 McMenamin's Edgefield

NRC Kicks Off Series of Recycling Markets Development Workshops in Portland

1 Mar 2018

NRC forging aheadThe National Recycling Coalition (NRC) will hold a series of workshops around the country to address recycling markets development. NRC, a national voice for recycling issues, is hosting these workshops to allow participants within the targeted region to learn how to attract and develop new and local markets for recycling materials.

The Art of Recycling

13 Feb 2018

recycle symbolIt’s easy to be discouraged by the tons of reusable materials that are never reused. Thankfully, a group of 20 artists now showing their creations in "Back Talk: Recycled Art" at the Columbia Center for the Arts in downtown Hood River are finding ways to make art out of materials that most people consider garbage.