Sustainable Oregon 2023

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!

Thank You to Sustainable Oregon 2023's Sponsors

Sustainable Oregon 2023 Sponsors


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.




Metro plans and oversees the Portland metropolitan region’s solid waste system—working with local communities and industry partners to reduce waste while managing garbage, recycling, and composting in a safe, healthy, and cost-effective manner. Metro owns and operates two garbage and recycling stations and hazardous waste facilities. A hotline and an online search tool help people recycle everything from batteries to leftover paint to construction debris. Education and outreach programs offer tips and tools for saving resources and protecting clean air and water at home and on the job.


OBRC BottleDrop


The Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) is the operational steward of Oregon's first-in-the-nation and highest performing deposit return system for the recycling and reuse of beverage containers. 

Oregon DEQ


The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is a state agency whose job is to protect the quality of Oregon’s environment. DEQ’s mission is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land, and water. Oregon’s 2050 Vision for Materials Management exemplifies how DEQ works collaboratively with Oregonians to address environmental challenges, such as pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, related to how we produce, use, and manage materials. In this vision: producers make products sustainably, so every option is a sustainable option; people live well and consume sustainably; and materials have the most useful life possible before and after discard.

Republic Services


Republic Services, Oregon Division's mission is to provide industry-leading solid waste and environmental services that exceed our customers’ highest expectations. We offer a safe, respectful, and rewarding workplace for our employees as we continue to develop a company dedicated to excellence, environmental responsibility, and ethical behavior.

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) non-profit Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) established to support the successful implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws for paper and packaging.


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.

Lane County


Lane County’s Waste Management Division's mission is to inspire and challenge Lane County residents to achieve the highest waste reduction, recycling, and reuse goals in the state through innovation and creativity, sound advancements in science and technology, and efficient programs that improve environmental sustainability.

Mattress Recycling Council


The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is a nonprofit organization created by the bedding industry that is dedicated to the ongoing development and implementation of statewide mattress recycling programs for states that have enacted laws. MRC also funds research to improve the mattress recycling process and identify new and better uses for mattress materials, assists communities with addressing illegal dumping of mattresses, and conducts consumer education and outreach. As a result of Oregon's SB 1576, MRC will be submitting a program plan to the Department of Environmental Quality in 2023 and anticipates launching an Oregon program in early 2024.


Recology: A World Without Waste. We seek to eliminate waste by developing and discovering sustainable resource recovery practices that can be implemented globally.


City of Eugene


The City of Eugene's Waste Prevention Program works to support a livable and prosperous community and to develop educational and community partnerships. We promote and enhance local outreach efforts that advance conservation as an essential community value.

Marion County Environmental Services


Marion County Environmental Services provides residents and visitors with innovative solid waste, parks, noxious ​weed, and water quality programs. For more information, call (503) 588-5169.

EFI Recycling

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

Pride Disposal & Recycling Company


Pride Disposal & Recycling Company provides innovative solid waste and recycling services for homes and businesses. Pride works with Sherwood, Tigard, King City, Beaverton, Durham, Hillsboro, and Washington County communities to create 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.

Gresham Sanitary Service

Gresham Sanitary Service is a family-owned garbage and recycling company located in Gresham, Oregon. We will be celebrating 75 years in business in 2023!

Hillsboro Garbage Disposal

Hillsboro Garbage Disposal is a family-owned hauler in Hillsboro since 1935.


The Oregon Refuse & Recycling Association (ORRA) is the statewide trade association representing solid waste management and recycling companies in Oregon.



PaintCare Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, represents paint manufacturers (paint producers) to plan and operate paint stewardship programs in U.S. states and jurisdictions that pass paint stewardship laws.

PaintCare is a program of the American Coatings Association (ACA) a membership-based trade association of the paint manufacturing industry. Working through the Paint Producer Stewardship Initiative (PPSI) facilitated by the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), ACA supported the passage of the nation’s first paint stewardship law in Oregon and established PaintCare in 2009.

Since then, PaintCare has launched programs across the country following the passage of similar laws in California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maine, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, and is developing a program for Illinois.

In states where PaintCare operates, we encourage households and businesses to take their unwanted, leftover paint to a PaintCare drop-off site. Most locations are paint retailers, which are convenient locations open year-round and seven days a week. Across the 11 PaintCare programs, there are more than 2,400 drop-off sites, most of which are paint retailers.


Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE:SON) is a global provider of packaging products. With net sales of approximately $7.3 billion in 2022, the company has approximately 22,000 employees working in more than 310 operations around the world, serving some of the world’s best-known brands. With our corporate purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life., Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, and a better world, for our customers, employees, and communities. The company ranked first in the packaging sector on Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies for 2022 as well as being included in Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies for the fourth consecutive year.

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.”

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Washington County


Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services. We help community members, property managers, and businesses sustainably manage materials, prevent waste, recycle, and dispose of garbage properly. We regulate how garbage and recycling is collected, transported, stored, and disposed. Code enforcement responds to complaints of potential nuisance, noise, and garbage and recycling service issues in unincorporated Washington County.



Formed in 2009, the Carton Council is an industry organization committed to growing carton recycling in the U.S. By promoting both recycling technology and local collection programs, as well as growing awareness that cartons are recyclable, we work to limit the number of cartons that become waste. We've had significant success in just over a decade by helping to bring carton recycling to the majority of households across the United States.

COR Disposal & Recycling

When it comes to waste, we do the heavy lifting. With 25 years of experience in waste management, our aim is to continue to change how people think about waste. COR is committed to working with residents, businesses, local government, contractors, and others to plan and implement a waste removal program that addresses the unique circumstances we face by offering solutions that recycle materials and avoid the landfill.

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. 

Far West Recycling


Far West Recycling (FWR) was founded in Beaverton, Oregon in January 1980. FWR has grown along with the recycling industry to provide complete recycling solutions throughout the Northwest. FWR currently recycles paper, metals, plastic, precious metals, electronics, and glass at our two processing facilities in the Portland Metro region. In addition, we operate a third location, Far West Metals, an R2/RIOS certified facility specializing in metals and electronics, and our sales and marketing brokerage department is capable of buying and selling a variety of materials.

New Seasons Market


New Seasons Market is a friendly neighborhood grocery store headquartered in Portland, OR, that believes great-tasting, local food has the power to build community and enhance lives. From taking care of our staff, partners, neighborhoods, and the environment, to growing a sustainable business, it's doing what it loves with a commitment to cultivating a strong community centered around food. 

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.

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.


City of Gresham


The City of Gresham Solid Waste and Sustainability Department provides waste reduction and sustainability assistance across the City of Gresham. From business and community to schools and nonprofits, we strive to equitably serve our community to help make it more sustainable and climate-resilient.

City of Hillsboro


Hillsboro is a local government and Oregon’s fifth largest city with over 100,000 residents. Hillsboro enjoys award-winning urban planning, an affordable cost of living, a strong economic base, and one of the state’s most diverse populations.

D & O Garbage and Recycling

D&O Garbage and Recycling is a residential garbage, mixed organics, recycling, commercial, industrial franchised hauler serving Salem and Marion County.


North Lincoln Sanitary Service


North Lincoln Sanitary Service is North Lincoln County's waste hauling company. "Our Family Serving Your Family Since 1966."

Pacific Sanitation

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

Pioneer Recycling Services

Pioneer Recycling Services is a leading commingled recycling processor dedicated to providing innovative and sustainable solutions for waste management. With our state-of-the-art processing facilities and cutting-edge technology, we specialize in efficiently sorting, separating, and processing commingled recyclable materials.

Port of Portland

Port of Portland: Building shared prosperity for the region through travel, trade, and economic development.



For the last 90 years our family-owned and operated company Rexius has served the landscaping industry. We produce compost, mulches, and soils at our organic production facility in Coburg, OR. We package and ship these materials primarily in the Northwest, but also across the country. You can find our products at nurseries and garden centers in bags and bulk totes. We also offer the same products for commercial and residential bulk delivery, or applied in place using our blower or slinger trucks. We also offer a full suite of landscape services for residential and commercial properties including construction, irrigation services, landscape maintenance, and outdoor living. Conveyor Application Systems, our manufacturing division, builds heavy machinery for construction and landscape that is sold worldwide. Through these products and services, we provide sustainable solutions for the landscape for the community in which we live and for the environment we share.

Thompson's Sanitary Service


Thompson's Sanitary Service is a third generation family-owned and community-minded business in the Newport area offering a wide variety of services including commercial and residential recycling, mixed compostables and waste disposal, medical waste disposal, water delivery, soil delivery, and confidential document shredding.


Briggs-Ungerer Consulting, LLC

City of Vancouver, Washington

Garbarino Disposal

James Recycling