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Did you know that the BottleDrop network is always expanding and adding new drop locations for your Green and Blue Bags? You can stay up-to-date on the most convenient options near you by viewing the location finder on our website. Just type your zip code in the search box and select “Drop Green or Blue Bags” from the menu,...


Submitted by Jonathan M. Rivin, Oregon DEQ

If you’ve ever attended a conference, you’ll know that promotional items (e.g., wearables, souvenirs, etc.) , sometimes branded, are ubiquitous. The intent of these freebies – colloquially termed SWAG (Stuff We All Get) – is to recognize sponsoring organizations and enhance...


Pre-proposals will be accepted beginning April 15 and up to the close of business (5:00 p.m. eastern time) on May 2. Pre-proposals must be received during this window to be considered.

Pre-proposals are required prior to submitting a full proposal.

All pre-proposals must adhere to the criteria noted and be...


Oregonians have partnered with the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) to raise more than $125,508 in donated bottles and cans over the last three weeks to support Ukrainians in crisis through Oregon’s Bottle Bill.

A total of $75,508 came from residents donating OR 10-cent bottles and cans, and the rest was...


AOR is participating in the BottleDrop Give Blue Bag Fundraisers 2nd Annual Earth Day Give!



Drop your AOR-stickered Blue Bags at any bag drop location or submit online donations from your BottleDrop Green Bag accounts and AOR will receive a 20% match from BottleDrop Give on funds raised from April...