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.
On January 18, 2017 the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) adopted proposed rules that:
Recycling Advocates and AOR were awarded a grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to assist in updating the Recycling 101 online course.
The 2017 Winter Forum will be held on Thursday, February 9 at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry in Salem. The Oregon SWANA Board invites all members to attend this fantastic event which will include a board meeting, annual membership meeting, presentations. and round table discussions.
The 2017 RecycleMania Tournament is right around the corner, and AOR encourages all colleges and universities in Oregon to get involved!
Launched last spring 2016, Ashland's pilot of placing bottle and can collection baskets downtown, was a program developed by the Ashland Conservation Commission with support and
assistance from City staff.
Carestream Health, a manufacturer of medical and dental imaging systems in Rochester, New York, has announced it has reduced energy consumption and enhanced recycling efforts at its facilities in Oregon and Colorado.