Cascades, a Canadian based-multinational company specializing in tissue products with a big emphasis on using recycled materials, opened a tissue conversion plant in Scappoose, adding 80 jobs in rural Columbia County earlier this month.
In December, Oregon DEQ published a Reuse, Repair and Product Lifespan Extension Strategic Plan, which is available for download on the DEQ website. Many of you provided input to help develop that plan, which was much appreciated.
DEQ Materials Management Grants Open: Expands grant opportunities for the prevention, reuse or recovery of solid waste
Release Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering ten scholarships for Oregon deconstruction and reuse professionals to attend the Decon + Reuse '17 conference in Portland, Sept. 25-27, 2017.
WOHESC is currently accepting proposals for speakers, sessions, and case studies created to empower stakeholders who are driving leadership and generating solutions for a more sustainable future to be shared at our upcoming conference in February 2018 in Portland, OR..
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality intends to award approximately $500,000 in Materials Management grants in 2017 that promote the prevention, reuse or recovery of solid wastes.
The Board of SWANA Oregon Chapter extends an invitation to you for their Spring Tour! Join them as they make the voyage south to visit our friends in Southern Oregon.
The markets underwent considerable upheaval in April. After months of gains on cardboard and mixed papers, the markets came to a crashing halt.
Recycling Advocates (RA) has launched a new awareness campaign in local coffee shops called Bring Your Own Cup, aimed at reducing the number of single-use (disposable) coffee cups sent to landfills from the Portland Metro area.
HB 2746 helps remove confusion, reduce waste, in 'Bottle Bill' increase
SALEM – The Oregon Senate passed a bill today to smooth the process and reduce potential waste when the 5-cent bottle deposit rises to 10 cents at stores statewide on April 1.