AOR Blog

09-14-2021

Welcome new student member Hannah Carleson!

Name: Hannah Carleson

In what university/college are you currently enrolled, or if an AmeriCorps volunteer, where are you working/volunteering?

Portland State University

Tell us about your major or current career path.

I am currently pursuing my...

09-03-2021

What is the name of your business or organization? 

Waste-Free Advocates (formerly Recycling Advocates)

What does your business/organization do? 

We empower and connect Oregon communities to minimize overconsumption and waste.

Tell us about your business/organization's recycling/...

08-24-2021

"On Aug. 6, Oregon became the second state to sign into law an extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulation for packaging. The Pacific Northwest state joins Maine, bookending the country with legislation that requires producers to take more responsibility for the end-of-life management of the packaging they produce. Though...

08-11-2021

What is your name? 

George Shaw

Where do you work and what do you do? 

Retired and ride bicycle.

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

I want to teach my family and grandkids to recycle!

What motivates you to recycle and live sustainably? 

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08-10-2021

A new law in Oregon will update the state’s recycling systems to make recycling easier and more reliable, expand access to services and upgrade the facilities that sort recyclables. The Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act (Senate Bill 582), signed Aug. 6 by Gov. Kate Brown, will also ensure collected materials are...

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