AOR Blog


What is your name? Jeff Merwin

Where do you work and what do you do? Landfill Manager for Crook County in Prineville Oregon

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? At the landfill we offer a wide variety of no cost to public recycling options that are convenient and user...


In March 2022, Oregon DEQ released the report "Enhancing Community Engagement Using Q-Methodology". The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the use and application of the social science technique Q-Methodology as a means of enhancing the public engagement process. This report describes the results and findings from a set...


Name: Jayme Perman

In what University/College are you currently enrolled, or if an Americorps Volunteer, where are you working/volunteering? Western Washington University 

Tell us about your major or current career path:  I am currently majoring in Polymer Materials engineering, formerly known as Plastics &...


The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality seeks to engage with stakeholders to identify and analyze options for modernizing Oregon’s E-Cycles Program through legislation to be introduced in 2023. DEQ invites interested parties to join in two virtual stakeholder workshops to help modernize Oregon’s E-cycles program. The...


What is your name? Terence M. Shumaker

Where do you work and what do you do? Retired college instructor. Co-chair of West Linn Sustainability Advisory Board.

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? Have been avid recycler for decades. Am member of the West Linn Lake Oswego...