AOR Blog

01-08-2020

What is it?
House Bill (HB) 2509, passed in the 2019 Oregon legislative session, prohibits retail stores and restaurants from providing single-use checkout bags to customers, and places restrictions on other checkout bags they may provide. The ban went into effect on January 1, 2020.

After that, a retail store or...

12-30-2019

Name: Keyonda Smith PhD

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

Tell us about your major or current career path: Post Doctoral Researcher

Are there any particular segments of the recycling/materials...

12-02-2019

What is your name?: Mikey Strauhal 

Where do you work and what do you do?: I work globally; currently the Americas and I design waste management systems for companies. I specialize with events with a focus on music and art festivals.

Tell us how you enbrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace?: I...

11-25-2019

After serving 3 years as AOR's Fundraising Chair, Alex Bertolucci accepted a new job outside our industry and vacated his seat in October. Alex did a tremendous job and made selling raffle tickets look like a piece of cake. AOR posted its search for a new fundraising chair in early November, and received several applications to...

11-11-2019

What is your name? Sandra Hungate

Where do you work and what do you do? I'm the Vice President of VERDE and Recycling Perks. VERDE is our environmental marketing/outreach agency, and Recycling Perks is our residential outreach platform. I oversee the team and all operations.

Tell us how you eMbrace recycling/...

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