AOR Blog

08-17-2015

Looptworks was approached by Southwest Airlines for a solution. Southwest Airlines was  retrofitting their cabins to be more fuel efficient, which included replacing their leather seat covers with a lighter material. Instead of disposing of the 80,000 leather seats, Southwest Airlines decided to seek out more innovative...

08-14-2015

In August, AOR launched a new event series called On the Road with AOR. On the Road with AOR events bring professionals from around Oregon together to discuss recycling issues and tour facilities. Moving forward, we plan to host two On the Road events each year.

Our first event was held at Providence Health and Services...

08-14-2015

This award was given to Julie Daniel in recognition of her many years as a leader in sustainability. In 1996 Julie started working at BRING as a part-time administrative employee. In 1998, during a crucial transition period for BRING, she became interim general manager and then co-general manager. She was then hired as...

08-12-2015

2015 Sustainable Oregon Conference attendees will recognize Liz Start as the genius behind the AOR House Party and legendary "Cards Against Sustainability".

Today, you'll recognize Liz in her new role as Director of Scrap PDX. Formerly with Republic Services as a Recycling Coordinator and more recently Community...

08-10-2015

At this year's Sustainable Oregon Conference in Bend, Oregon, it was announced that AOR was looking for members to serve as "regional liaisons" to serve as a conduit between AOR and regions outside the I5 corridor from Portland to Eugene.

The goal of the liaisons is to keep the region represented and informed of AOR...

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