AOR Blog


As a valuable community partner of Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA)'s 2016 Conference & Trade Show, the Association of Oregon Recyclers invites you to join WSRA May 15-18, 2016 at the Wenatchee Convention Center in Wenatchee, WA.

The conference features four days of educational sessions presented by...


On March 2, 2016, Ardenwald Elementary School was presented with 500 tickets to see Marvel Universe LIVE!  at the Moda Center.

Marvel Universe LIVE!, an action-packed, entertainment experience, teamed up with REPREVE, the tour’s official recycling partner, to help educate families on the importance of recycling at the...


Metro held its first stakeholder meeting on product stewardship for HHW on January 25th. The meeting covered the challenges of HHW, defined extended producer responsibility and outlined how it could be used for HHW.

The meeting also covered Metro’s Approach to EPR for HHW and provided an in-depth overview of Oregon Bill...


​WSRA's 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held May 15th - 18th at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

The conference will follow four tracks: education, markets, operations, and policy and will feature great networking opportunities and fun.

AOR members will receive 20% off the full-conference, non-member...


In the first ongoing national effort of its kind by a retailer, Walgreens will install safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drugstores in 39 states and Washington, D.C., primarily at locations open 24 hours.

A full listing of the states to be included in the program is below. The program will make the...