AOR Blog


Please welcome AOR's newest member, Addie's Alternative! Learn more about them in the New Member Spotlight Below!

What does your business/organization do? Depackaging of off spec food for use in animal feed

Tell us about your business/organization's recycling/sustainability practices: Our business is focused on...


Welcome AOR's newest Master Recycler Member! Diane graduated from the Lauren Norris's Master Recycling Class in 2019.

What is your name? Diane Williams

In what University/College are you currently enrolled, or if an Americorps Volunteer, where are you working/volunteering? Not enrolled in a college or University...



Benton County Announces Request for Proposals for Sustainable Material Management Plan 

Benton County is inviting qualified firms throughout Oregon, nationally, and internationally to submit proposals for the development of a Sustainable Materials Management Plan. This initiative...

The Plan Guide for the Mattress Stewardship Program is now available. This guide is intended to assist prospective stewardship organizations in understanding the form and manner for submitting a plan to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for the development and implementation of a mattress stewardship program pursuant...

What is your name? John Deuel 

Where do you work and what do you do? I am a former recycling manager that now supports sustainable materials management as an independent volunteer.

Tell us how you enbrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? I apply my 35+ years of experience leading recycling...