AOR Blog

08-19-2015

The Recycler of the Year Award for Educational/Promotional is awarded to an educational or promotional effort or program, which has used media and materials in a new or creative way to promote and encourage that “same old recycling stuff.” This year's award was presented to the Scenic Heights Apartment Complex at the...

08-18-2015

The Alice Soderwall Reuse & Waste Prevention Award honors individuals or nonprofit organizations that have gone beyond the norm to reuse materials and prevent waste and has made a significant impact on the community as a result. This year's award was presented to Repair PDX at the 2015 AOR Sustainable Oregon...

08-17-2015

Looptworks was approached by Southwest Airlines for a solution. Southwest Airlines was  retrofitting their cabins to be more fuel efficient, which included replacing their leather seat covers with a lighter material. Instead of disposing of the 80,000 leather seats, Southwest Airlines decided to seek out more innovative...

08-14-2015

This award was given to Julie Daniel in recognition of her many years as a leader in sustainability. In 1996 Julie started working at BRING as a part-time administrative employee. In 1998, during a crucial transition period for BRING, she became interim general manager and then co-general manager. She was then hired as...

08-14-2015

In August, AOR launched a new event series called On the Road with AOR. On the Road with AOR events bring professionals from around Oregon together to discuss recycling issues and tour facilities. Moving forward, we plan to host two On the Road events each year.

Our first event was held at Providence Health and Services...

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