Welcome to AOR

AOR is a nonprofit 501(C)(6) trade association founded in 1977, committed to achieving a system of sustainable materials management by supporting high-quality recycling and composting, thoughtful consumption, and producer responsibility. AOR provides value to its members by hosting educational events, delivering publications to enhance our understanding and connections to diverse perspectives, and lobbying for legislation that supports sustainable materials management.

Our membership spans the gamut of the sustainable materials management industry. Nonprofits; waste haulers; recyclers; reuse organizations, state, federal, and local government; packaging producers, recycling equipment manufacturers, educational institutions and many others come together under the AOR umbrella to achieve these goals. 

Latest News From the AOR Blog

06-08-2023

Jeff Murray - incumbent

How long and in what capacity(s) have you been involved with AOR (committees, conferences, tours ,etc.)?

I have been a member of AOR since the late 1980s. I have served on the...

06-08-2023

Haley Miller

Hi! I’m Haley (she/her). I am the Materials Management grants coordinator at the Department of Environmental Quality. I am currently leading an equity focused strategic plan to make our grants...

06-08-2023

Laura Leebrick - incumbent

Since 2014, Laura Leebrick has served as the Community & Governmental Affairs Manager for Rogue Waste, Inc., based in Medford, Oregon. She has 24 years of experience in the...

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