Sustainable Oregon 2024

Sustainable Oregon offers an array of sponsorship opportunities that not only promote your organization but also demonstrate your commitment to AOR and the growth of the materials management industry in Oregon.

Download the Sponsorship Brochure to learn more about our opportunities, and how your sponsorship supports AOR's mission and work all year long!

After reviewing the brochure, complete our Sponsorship Form to lock in your support!

Sustainable Oregon Sponsors 2024




Waste Connections


Waste Connections provides superior waste collection and recycling services to communities and businesses throughout Oregon while working toward sustainable operations in the communities we serve. We offer a wide array of recycling services including residential and commercial curbside recycling, food scrap/compost collection, municipal recycling program pilot projects, and electronics recycling depots.


OBRC BottleDrop 

The Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) is the industry steward of Oregon’s nationally recognized beverage container redemption system and the operator of the BottleDrop network. On behalf of the beverage industry, OBRC helps Oregonians easily redeem and recycle over 2 billion containers every year, dramatically reducing litter in Oregon’s special places and boosting the state’s recycling outcomes.



Oregon DEQ    

Oregon DEQ's Materials Management Program is guided by the 2050 Vision, which states: "Oregonians in 2050 produce and use materials responsibly, conserving resources, protecting the environment, and enhancing well-being." Materials management takes a holistic view of environmental impacts across the full life cycle of materials, as well as actions that can be taken to reduce those impacts. It includes resource extraction and use of recovered materials, the design and production of materials, their use, and end-of-life management, including solid waste disposal and recovery.

Swire Coca-Cola

Swire Coca-Cola is the bottling franchisee of The Coca-Cola Company in 13 states across the Western USA. Swire Coca-Cola's mission is to be a constant and true advocate for our people, our customers, our partners, our community, and our planet.



Circular Action Alliance    


Circular Action Alliance (CAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit producer responsibility organization (PRO) approved to implement extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws for paper and packaging in California and Colorado, and the only paper and packaging PRO to submit a program plan in Oregon. It has also been selected to represent producer interests and serve as the single nonprofit PRO on the State Producer Responsibility Advisory Council in Maryland. CAA intends to operate as a PRO in states that have enacted EPR laws for paper and packaging to deliver harmonized best-in-class compliance services, scale innovation, and build systems that help both companies and consumers waste less and recycle more.



City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability


The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops solutions to make Portland more equitable, healthy, prosperous, and resilient. Through long-range planning, climate action, waste management, Smart Cities and the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund, we build a better future for all.

Clackamas County


Clackamas County's mission is to ensure high-quality public service is provided to citizens so they can enjoy livable, healthy, safe, and sustainable communities. Clackamas County Resource Conservation & Solid Waste supports and coordinates sustainability activities within and throughout Clackamas County, and is a resource for the community. We also provide introductory training on sustainability to all employees.

The Recycling Partnership

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At The Recycling Partnership, we are solving for circularity. As a mission-driven NGO, we are committed to advancing a circular economy by building a better recycling system. We mobilize people, data, and solutions across the value chain to reduce waste and our impact on the environment while also unlocking economic benefits. We work on the ground with thousands of communities to transform underperforming recycling programs; we partner with companies to achieve packaging circularity, increase access to recycled materials, and meet sustainability commitments; and we work with government to develop policy solutions to address the systemic needs of our residential recycling system and advance a circular economy. We foster public-private partnerships and drive positive change at every step of the recycling and circularity process.

Waste Management


WM in Oregon - Always working for a sustainable tomorrow.

WM is the leading provider of recycling and environmental services in the Pacific Northwest and North America. In Oregon, the company provides innovative sustainability solutions for residential, construction, commercial, and industrial customers, from curbside collection with trucks powered by renewable natural gas to waste reduction programs that turn food scraps into compost for healthy gardens. WM uses waste to generate renewable energy, providing enough electricity to power 15,000 homes in Oregon and Washington and more than one million homes across North America.



Addie's Alternative

Addie's Alternative is an established food recovery program that depackages off spec human food with the purpose of using it as an ingredient in our animal feed program.


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COR’s mission is to find new ways to reuse, recycle, and remanufacture material to divert waste from landfills, reduce our carbon footprint, and grow Oregon’s circular economy. We always prioritize people and planet over profits. COR is committed to making our world and our community a better place for all people and for future generations. We invest heavily in diversity, workforce development, and forward-thinking concepts like the circular economy, and our COR Campus Circular Economy Innovation Hub.

EFI Recycling

EFI Recycling is a processor of OCC and commingled materials collected throughout Oregon.

Gresham Sanitary Service

Gresham Sanitary Service has been serving Gresham and Portland since 1948. We collect and transfer solid waste.

Pride Disposal & Recycling Company

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Pride Disposal & Recycling Company provides innovative solid waste and recycling services for the communities of Sherwood, Tigard, King City, Beaverton, Durham, Hillsboro, and Washington County. Pride creates safe, clean neighborhoods and a sustainable environment for future generations.

Resource Recycling


For over three decades, Resource Recycling, Inc. has published universally acclaimed business journals for the $20 billion per year recycling industry, including the company’s flagship magazine, Resource Recycling. In addition, the company publishes sector-specific titles E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update. Resource Recycling, Inc. also produces three annual conferences and trade shows: The Resource Recycling Conference, the Plastics Recycling Conference, and the E-Scrap Conference. All are industry-leading forums and meeting places for the top minds and business leaders in these fields.



B&B Leasing

B&B Leasing Company owns and operates three regional garbage companies: Gladstone Disposal, Molalla Sanitary Services, and Oregon City Garbage. Originally founded in 1935, the family-owned, family-oriented solid waste collection company has grown from a single truck to a fleet of over 40 specialized collection trucks, servicing over 22,000 families and businesses within the greater Clackamas County.

Hillsboro Garbage Disposal

Hillsboro Garbage Disposal is a garbage hauler in Hillsboro, Cornelius, and Washington County.

Lane County

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Waste Wise Lane County, a part of the Lane County Waste Management Division, seeks to empower residents and businesses with education and resources to reduce waste, conserve resources, and live sustainably.


The Oregon Refuse & Recycling Association (ORRA) is a 200 member voluntary association of solid waste management companies and businesses that specialize in offering equipment and services important to the industry. Founded in 1965 to advance the efficiencies of collecting and processing recyclables and solid waste, ORRA provides legislative advocacy, education, group insurance, meeting facilities, and advice on regulatory matters to its members.

Southern Oregon Sanitation


For over 70 years Southern Oregon Sanitation has been a family owned and operated business, specializing in waste management systems. We currently service 27,000 residential and commercial customers within Josephine and Jackson Counties, and over 92,000 customers a year at our transfer stations. In addition to solid waste, we also accept medical, wood, recycling, and yard debris waste. Our goal is to be the solution of all waste products for our community. Southern Oregon Sanitation is “Serving Our Neighbors. Committed to Excellence.”

Washington County


Solid Waste & Recycling is a division of the Washington County Department of Health and Human Services. We provide information and resources to help community members, property managers, and businesses sustainably manage materials by preventing waste, recycling, and disposing of garbage properly. We also regulate how garbage and recycling is collected, stored, and disposed of and provide code enforcement services for nuisance and noise violations in unincorporated Washington County. Through intergovernmental agreements, we provide education and outreach services on behalf of Washington County and 10 city government partners represented on the Washington County Technical Wasteshed Committee (WCTWC), including the cities of Banks, Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Hillsboro, King City, North Plains, Sherwood, Tigard, and Tualatin.




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Call2Recycle is North America's first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program. Our purpose is to safely transition communities to a battery-powered world through climate-responsible solutions.

Carton Council


The Carton Council is a coalition of four leading carton manufacturers who work in collaboration with stakeholders across the recycling value chain, including local governments, schools, sorting facilities, end markets, brands, and consumers, to develop infrastructure for carton recycling and educate consumers on how they can recycle their cartons. We are committed to further increasing carton recycling access and participation to keep these valuable materials in the circular economy, preserve natural resources, reduce climate impact, and contribute to a more sustainable future. Since the Carton Council formed, access to carton recycling and the recycling rate of cartons has more than tripled in the U.S., underscoring our unwavering commitment.

Cascadia Consulting Group

Cascadia Consulting Group is a 100% women-owned and -managed business established in 1993 with over 80 full-time consultants working out of its headquarters in Seattle and a satellite office in Oakland. We work closely with each client to develop strategic, equitable, and impactful plans to address sustainability challenges—combining thoughtful collaboration with cutting-edge expertise. Through effective research and analysis, tools, trainings, community engagement, and reporting, we empower our clients to direct their own progress toward their goals. Our work focuses on supporting local government sustainability efforts— including conducting waste research, greenhouse gas emissions inventories, and social marketing research; developing zero waste, climate action, and equity strategic plans; and implementing transportation, clean energy, natural resource, and green business programs, policies, and practices through outreach, engagement, and technical assistance.

D&O Garbage Service, inc.

D&O Garbage Service, Inc. provides residential and commercial garbage and recycling. Servicing Salem and Marion County.

Far West Recycling


Far West Recycling (FWR) is a locally-owned company founded in Beaverton, Oregon in January 1980. FWR has grown along with the recycling industry to provide complete recycling solutions throughout the Northwest region. FWR recycles paper, plastic, metals, electronics, and glass at two RIOS certified processing facilities in the Portland Metro region. In addition, FWR operates a third location, Far West Metals (FWM). FWM is a RIOS/R2v3 certified facility that specializes in recycling metals and electronics. FWR manages a sales and marketing division that provides brokerage services for a vast variety of recyclable materials along the entire the West Coast.

New Seasons Market

Since opening in 2000 in Portland, Oregon, New Seasons Market stores have been places to gather and discover the region’s best food and meet and learn about the folks producing it. As the world’s first Certified B Corp grocer, our mission is to honor local farmers, ranchers, and makers, and help them, our community, and the environment prosper. Over the years, we’ve grown, but that core is 100% the same—build community through really good food.




Astro-Nought is developing an app to provide location-specific recycling instructions, a contamination reduction intervention.

Dahl Disposal     


Dahl & Dahl, Inc. and Dahl Disposal Service, Inc. provide recycling/waste curbside collection and transfer stations to  communities on the Central Oregon Coast including Waldport, Yachats, Seal Rock, Toledo, Siletz, and Eddyville. We have partnered with Georgia Pacific on a waste diversion program called Juno. 

Denton Plastics

Denton Plastics is a plastic recycling and compounding company in Oregon. We grind, wash, and pelletize recycled materials. We are PCR certified for both PP and PE.

Madras Sanitary Service

Madras Sanitary Service provides waste collection and recycling services in Jefferson County.

Mid-Valley Garbage and Recycling Association

Mid-Valley Garbage and Recycling Association was formed in 1987 by the eight Marion County and West Salem garbage and recycling collectors. The purpose of this association is to work together on unified services across the county, collaborating on projects like education or community outreach, and sharing practices to provide the best possible service to their customers.

North Lincoln Sanitary Service

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North Lincoln Sanitary Service is North Lincoln County's waste hauling company. "Our family serving your family since 1966."

Oregon Wire

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Oregon Wire provides wire solutions to the recycling, waste management and retail industry and its professionals. Single looped bale ties, boxed baling wire and high tensile stem wire available for delivery.

Organically Grown

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Organically Grown Company (OGC) is one of the nation’s top wholesale distributors and marketers of fresh produce, with the largest dedicated, certified organic inventory in the U.S. OGC moves millions of pounds of organic produce through the supply chain, into the hands of grocers, restaurants and food manufacturers in the greater Northwest and beyond. We serve our customer partners from four hubs in the Pacific Northwest, and source from more than 350 organic vendors representing 1,000 farmers worldwide − our produce is available at its peak from where it grows best. As an independent, purpose-trust-owned company, we’re innovators in alternative ownership, a leader in the organic movement and driven by a passion for being good stewards of the planet, people and a just food system. In 2024, OGC was honored by our peers in the organic trade with the Organic Company of the Year award and recognized by Oregon Food Bank as a Changemaker of the Year for our support in ending hunger in the Northwest communities we serve. Giving back is part of our mission. Each year, we distribute 2.5% of net sales to nonprofits dedicated to a healthier planet and community. 

Pacific Sanitation

Pacific Sanitation Inc. is a family business providing garbage and recycling collection services for over 40 years.

Pioneer Recycling Services

Opened in 2004, Pioneer Recycling Services' Clackamas, OR facility features a modern integrated sort system, three balers, two truck scales, two loaders, optical sorters, sorting robots, and a dedicated staff. In addition to processing residential and office commingled recyclables, the Clackamas plant also recycles cardboard, printer wastepaper, and shredded office pack.

ReMA Pacific Northwest Chapter

ReMA - Recycled Materials Association is the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, promoting safe, economically sustainable, and environmentally responsible recycling through networking, advocacy, and education.

Resource Recycling Systems


Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) is a purpose-driven sustainability and circular economy consulting firm striving to create a world where resources are managed to maximize economic and social benefit while minimizing environmental harm. The firm’s talented team brings a grounding in municipal recycling, understanding of packaging trends, deep expertise in recovery systems, and an ability to communicate clearly about complex topics, all founded on a strong base of data and within the policy context. Our clients range from non-profits, NGOs, and all levels of government to small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. RRS uses data and subject matter expertise to provide our clients with solutions that best meet their needs.

Thompson's Sanitary Service

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Thompson's Sanitary Service is a third generation family-owned hauler servicing Newport, Oregon. We offer curbside recycling, mixed compostables, and trash service as well as variety of services including depots, around waste disposal, and recycling.


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URT's Oregon facility provides full-service integrated electronic and universal recycling solutions. The company’s certifications and complete transparency gives customers the peace of mind to know their materials have been processed in an ethical, safe, and secure manner. URT strives to build strong relationships with downstream partners to create circular solutions for all recycled materials while maximizing its value.

Walker Garbage Service

Walker Garbage Service



Briggs-Ungerer Consulting, LLC

Garbarino Disposal

James Recycling