AOR Blog

05-19-2015

AOR will hold board elections at the annual member meeting at Sustainable Oregon 2015 during lunch on Thursday, June 4. Several positions are up for election: Education Chair, Legislative Chair, Markets Chair, and Treasurer.

Below are the candidates that have stepped forward to-date. However, there’s still time to enter...

05-05-2015

Starting in October, AOR will incorporate a new process for renewing memberships. It’s easy to forget when dues are up and it takes a lot of time reminding members of expired dues. In the fall we'll be rolling out a better way for membership renewal. All AOR members will have their membership due in October. This gives AOR the...

04-26-2015

As AOR’s new fundraising chair, I’ve been working on a fundraising plan for 2015 and beyond. Our goal for this year is to raise $5,000 in additional funds. This spring we are holding a 50/50 raffle in which one lucky winner will take home half of the proceeds of the raffle. The more tickets that are sold, the bigger the pot...

04-07-2015

This year’s conference will once again feature a silent auction to raise funds to support scholarships for Sustainable Oregon 2016 and other AOR activities. Scholarships are awarded to individuals that are interested in beginning their career in the field of recycling and waste prevention but could not otherwise afford to...

04-06-2015

AOR held its spring forum “Climate Change and Food: Business Perspectives” on April 1 at the Kennedy School, and no foolin’, it was a great event. The nearly sold-out half-day forum presented both policy and business perspectives in managing food waste in light of its present and future impacts on climate change.

The...

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