The ReBuilding Center posted a great summary of AOR's Spring Forum. Here's an excerpt:
National Sword Impacts on Regional and National Recycling Systems AOR Fall Forum
What is China’s proposed ban and why is this happening?
AOR's Fall Forum on Disaster Debris Management and Preparedness will be held Thursday, November 10th, at McMenamins Edgefield.
Stay tuned for agenda and registration information coming soon!
On April 14th, attendees from all over Oregon descended on Salem to hear about the past, present and future of the state’s 43-year-old beverage container redemption program.
On Thursday, December 10th, over 130 passionate recyclers gathered at the McMenamins Kennedy School in Northeast Portland to examine the value of recycling in today's declining commodity markets. David Allaway of the Oregon DEQ kicked off the event with an in-depth commentary of John Tierney's early fall New York Times criticism of today's recycling efforts.
AOR held its spring forum “Climate Change and Food: Business Perspectives” on April 1 at the Kennedy School, and no foolin’, it was a great event. The nearly sold-out half-day forum presented both policy and business perspectives in managing food waste in light of its present and future impacts on climate change.