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There are many options for getting to this year's conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland. Conveniently located in the Lloyd EcoDistrict, the hotel is easily accessed by public...


This year's conference will feature several tracks that session themes will follow.


This year, the Recycler of the Year awards will be presented during a banquet breakfast sponsored by EFI on Friday, June 10th at the Sustainable Oregon conference. 

During the breakfast, winners will give brief presentations about their award winning work. 

The awards breakfast is included with full conference...


Scrap commodity prices took a nice step forward this month.  Almost every grade moved up, especially mixed paper. 

There is some speculation in the scrap industry that the coming holidays (Memorial and Fourth of July) are increasing demand, and the harsh weather in Texas and Oklahoma has limited domestic supply.  


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