AOR Blog

11-07-2019

The AOR Board would like to thank Alex Bertolucci for his hard work and time dedicated to serving on the AOR Board. We wish him the best of luck in his newest endeavors!

With Alex's departure, the Association of Oregon Recyclers is seeking candidates for the recently vacated position of Fundraising Chair. 

Candidates interested in joining the Board must be members in good standing, who are willing to commit 8 - 12 hours per month (including meetings) to working on AOR activities. Being part of the AOR Board is a great way to help set the direction for the association's work and is rewarding, educational, and lots of fun!

A packet of information about serving on the AOR board is HERE.

Potential nominees are encouraged to ask questions or get additional information by contacting the AOR office

Nominates are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 15, 2019.

Click HERE to nominate now!

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11-01-2019

Last week, The Recycling Partnership released the Bridge to Circularity Report, calling for a $500 million-dollar investment to start the needed transformation of the U.S. recycling system.
 
The report shows that the U.S. recycling system is unable to deliver on these commitments in its current form, and it...

10-15-2019

The AOR Board would like to thank Gaelen McAllister for her hard work and time dedicated to serving on the AOR Board. We wish her the best of luck in her newest endeavors!

With Gaelen's departure, the Association of Oregon Recyclers is seeking candidates for the recently vacated position of Secretary on the Board. 

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10-08-2019

DEQ is partnering with The Good Company, a Eugene-based sustainability consulting firm, to host a statewide peer exchange workshop on Oct. 16 addressing consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions. Over 50 local government staff and allies will gather to discuss local climate action planning tools and techniques, with a focus on...

10-01-2019

AOR's Education and Membership Chairs are seeking volunteers for their committees!

Education Committee Volunteers

Gregg Hayward, R101's Education Chair is looking for 2 volunteers to help with the following projects:

1. Take Recycling 101 for free! While this person is taking the course, they will create a...

09-21-2019

To protect the environment and reduce waste, it’s important to learn how to Recycle Right! To help Oregon residents navigate the murky landscape of what to keep out of the bin, DEQ created a new Recycle Right website that highlights five major recycling contaminants, and offers some helpful tips on how to reduce waste and reuse...

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