AOR Blog


What is your name? Stephanie Kraus 

Where do you work and what do you do? I work for Sustainable Generation, a compost technology company focused on helping composters improve their processes.

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? In both my home and workplace, I've made...


Please welcome AOR's newest small business member, HanerTech Electronics Recycling!


What is the name of your business or organization? HanerTech Electronics Recycling

What does your business/organization do? We recycle electronics on the coast. We also provide Secure data destruction services, Hard Drive...


As sustainable materials management professionals, we understand the import role consumption plays in reducing impacts on our climate. 
If you've been to an in-person AOR event, you know that we prioritize low-carbon food by offering meals that are vegetarian and vegan forward. Why? Because what we put on our plates is...


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office is launching the Re-X Before Recycling Prize, administered by the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

This three-phase competition will award up to $5.6 million in federal funding and technical...


DEQ is in the initial stages of reviewing policy needs to implement House Bill 3220 (2023), which will modernize the Oregon E-Cycles program, a statewide electronics recycling program. DEQ anticipates developing administrative rules and guidance for producer responsibility organizations seeking to operate a modernized E-Cycles...