AOR Blog

10-27-2021

This is a summary of "Plastics Recycling From A to Z," one of Sustainable Oregon 2021's virtual conference sessions. Scholarship recipients are asked to write a blog post about one of the sessions they attend. Thank you to our Scholarship Sponsor Metro for funding scholarships for this year's conference. This session was...

10-20-2021

Welcome new member Brandon Schubmehl!

Where do you work and what do you do?

I am a student at Oregon State University.

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability in your home or workplace?

My family and I recycle all plastics, cardboards, and metals that are waste in our home and I have...

10-14-2021

Welcome new member Debbie Miller!

Where do you work and what do you do?

I am a retired physician.

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability in your home or workplace?

We shop responsibly with upstream and downstream waste in mind and reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as we can.

What...

09-27-2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 33 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners for achievement in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products with safer chemicals, as part of Pollution Prevention Week. This is the 7th annual Safer Choice Partner of the Year awards. Included in this year’...

09-20-2021

The City of Eugene, who is sponsoring the "Never Stop Learning: Where You Are, In Your Language" session at Sustainable Oregon 2021, has received an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Program Excellence Award for its Love Food Not Waste® (LFNW) program, which was selected as a 2021 Community Sustainability...

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