AOR Blog


What is the name of your business or organization? Oregon State University Materials Management

What does your business/organization do? Help OSU achieve its carbon reduction and broader sustainability goals by preventing, reusing and recycling while advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) throughout...


Call for DEI Proposals

AOR's Board of Directors has identified diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a priority work area for 2022 and beyond. The AOR Board recently voted to focus short-term efforts on re-launching a DEI Committee and empowering that group to identify possible next steps for the...


The aim of Food Waste Action Week (March 7-13, 2022) is to create lasting change that helps to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of halving global food waste by 2030. The global awareness campaign is led by Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) in connection with their Love Food, Hate Waste campaign...


Rick had been a long-time AOR member and Board member and has just rejoined our ranks! Welcome back, Rick!

What is your name? Rick Paul

Where do you work and what do you do?  Retired, but volunteer board member of Rim Rock Recycling in Burns, Oregon

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability into your...


NEWMOA in conjunction with NERC are seeking feedback and comments on the Minimum Post-consumer Recycled Plastic Content Draft Model Requirements for the Sale of Trash and Carry-out Bags and Food, Beverage, and Household Product Containers. The public comment period for the Draft Model Legislation is open until February 11, 2022...