AOR Blog

04-02-2015

The 2015 AOR Conference in Bend is just around the corner and we are seeking nominations for our Recycler of the Year awards. Each year AOR selects individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to recycling and waste prevention efforts in Oregon. The winners will be presented with their awards at the...

03-30-2015

What if everyone had free access to a repair manual for everything they owned? How much longer would our things last? Kyle Wiens started iFixit with the goal of providing people the knowledge and encouragement they need to make their things work as long as possible. He believes that making repair accessible to everyone is the...

02-19-2015

As many of you know, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have been engaged in heated contract negotiations since May 2014. The dispute has caused major delays in cargo shipments along the West Coast, including those carrying recycled materials. Many of our members are facing a...

01-22-2015

​Upcycle Oregon is now accepting submissions of art and upcycled fashion for their 2015 event. 

Upcycle Oregon is a free festival highlighting statewide reuse, reduction, and upcycling efforts through an art show, “upcycled” fashion show, hands-on activities, and information booths. The event will take place Saturday,...

01-20-2015

Starting this January, a partnership between Greener Grads and Oregon Green Schools aims to reuse, repurpose, and recycle gently used graduation gowns across the state.

Greener Grads is a national initiative that collects graduation gowns from past graduates and rents them out to new graduates.

“We are thrilled to...

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