AOR Blog


When more than a thousand cars showed up for the last plastic round up, the Waste Management Division was concerned about the carbon emissions created by the cars. In response, waste management specialist Sarah Grimm says they created a community collector program to encourage a few people to collect plastic for their entire...


Please welcome Frederique to AOR! Read on to learn more about our newest member!

What is your name? Frederique (Fredde) Lavios

Where do you work and what do you do? Looking to make a career change (in the Portland Metro Area) in the field of environmental sustainabilityto serve the greater good. Currently working...


EPA Releases 2016 and 2017 Facts and Figures Data on Paper and Paperboard

EPA publishes data annually to its website on material generation, recycling, composting, combustion with energy recovery and landfilling in the United States for a...


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...


As technology advances, global brands increase their demand for recycled material and consumers’ awareness of the issues created by ocean plastic heightens, the market for recycled PP continues to grow and evolve. Reprocessors predict the market potential for recycled PP is “huge.”