BottleDrop, Oregon’s container deposit and redemption program, is introducing a new program to help non-profits around the state use recycling to raise money this holiday season. Help [us] participate in the program by
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon Sustainability Board have just published nine new literature summaries addressing the environmental impacts of a variety of foods and food-related issues. The literature summaries are designed to help growers, producers, retailers, and large purchasers reduce the environmental impacts of foods.
National Sword Impacts on Regional and National Recycling Systems AOR Fall Forum
What is China’s proposed ban and why is this happening?
In partnership with OSU, the R101 Online Certificate Course provides a comprehensive online learning platform for users to gain knowledge on waste reduction, sustainability, toxics reduction, outreach methods, and more.
Resource Recycling reported last month that China will be banning imports of recovered mixed paper, as well as recycled PET, PE, PVC, and PS, textiles and vanadium slag - woudl be baneed from import into the country later this year.
Phil Torchino, founder of Bend area recycling company, The Broomsmen, challenges AOR members to match his BottleDrop donations to AOR.
Phil collected and redeemed over 2,335 bottles and cans in June and July with all the money going to AOR!
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.
DEQ Materials Management Grants Open: Expands grant opportunities for the prevention, reuse or recovery of solid waste
Release Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
New Report Shows Massachusetts Bottle Bill Law Creates Nearly 1,500 Jobs and Contributes Up to $151 Million to State GDP
Press Release from the Container Recycling Institute
Analysis From Container Recycling Institute Details Significant Employment and Economic Impacts of the Commonwealth’s Current Beverage Container Deposit Return System