AOR Blog

08-08-2019

September 11 - U.S. REGULATORY APPROACHES FOR PACKAGING, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST). Register Here

The US Regulatory Approaches for Packaging webinar will provide insight into the different approaches states are taking to address packaging.  Cole Rosengren, Senior Editor of Waste Dive, will present an overview of the...

08-07-2019

The latest figures indicate that the plastics recycling disruption is ongoing, and there are many indications the export situation will only experience more uncertainty. For instance, this decrease comes before the impact of the Basel Convention changes in scrap plastic shipping rules. And additional countries are publicly...

08-07-2019

The Association of Oregon Recycler's Legislative Committee is recruiting new members!

The purpose of the committee, is to discuss materials management-related bills, provide feedback and make recommendations to the AOR Board to support, protest or remain neutral on bills introduced to the Oregon Legislature. The...

08-06-2019

Research, performed by the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University, looked at the waste disposal behaviors of visitors in Yosemite, Grand Teton and Denali national parks. “As we all know, national parks are busy places nowadays. Because of this increased visitor use, parks are trying to deal with...

08-06-2019

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will award up to $600,000 in grants for projects that reduce the environmental impacts of materials and products across the full cycle. Local governments, nonprofit organizations and federally-recognized tribal nations are encouraged to apply. Funding for projects that prevent...

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