AOR Blog


The National Recycling Coalition announces the “Call for Nominations” for the 2017 Awards – with awards presented at the Resource Recycling Conference August 28-30, 2017 in Minneapolis. 

Spread the word!! Nominate the best programs or individual you know in the following categories:

NRC’s Lifetime Achievement Award–...

WOHESC is currently accepting proposals for speakers, sessions, and case studies created to empower stakeholders who are driving leadership and generating solutions for a more sustainable future to be shared at our upcoming conference in February 2018 in Portland, OR.. Our aim is to both enliven the role of higher education in...


The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality intends to award approximately $500,000 in Materials Management grants in 2017 that promote the prevention, reuse or recovery of solid wastes.

In addition to funding local governments and non-profit organizations, DEQ is expanding the eligible applicant pool to include...


Last week the AOR membership gathered on the beautiful, albeit rainy, Oregon Coast for our 36th annual conference.  During Board elections members voted to fill several Board seats and we're thrilled to have so many new faces join the Board!

Please welcome Alex Bertolucci (Washington County) as Fundraising Chair, Gregg...