AOR Blog


Originally appeared in the NYTimes online on 4/8/2016


Here’s a...


Table Topics will once again be featured during the Networking Breakfast on Thursday, June 9th, at Sustainable Oregon 2016.

Table Topics are small group discussions on relevant issues facing our industry at the local, state, and national level. 

Topics at this year's conference include wasted food prevention and...


On April 13, 2016, Metro staff will make a presentation to the Metro Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) on the Solid Waste Roadmap's Food Scraps Recovery project.

The intent of the presentation is to inform MPAC members of the region’s food scraps recovery efforts, introduce them to the Roadmap project, and let them know...


In celebration of Earth Month, Lloyd EcoDistrict is organizing the second annual Eco Fair in the Lloyd District.

The event brings together local businesses and organizations for a two-day event to promote sustainable practices in our community. 

The fair will feature fun activities for kids and adults, DIY...


Metro released its first story in a new series of articles that will run in 2016 and into 2017 to provide more context for public discussions and upcoming Metro Council decisions related to the Solid Waste Roadmap and Regional Solid Waste Management plan.

Today’s story, “Recycling: The invisible system beyond your home...