AOR News

Welcome New AOR Member - The Mattress Recycling Council

14 Jun 2022

What is the name of your business or organization?  Mattress Recycling Council

What does your business/organization do? We are the stewardship organization that will bring mattress recycling throughout Oregon!

Tell us about your business/organization's recycling/sustainability practices. MRC is one of the largest mattress recycling organizations in the world. Since 2015, we have recycled over 10 million mattresses and box springs and look forward to implementing OR SB1576.

AOR Call for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Proposals & Sponsorships

2 Mar 2022

Call for DEI Proposals

AOR's Board of Directors has identified diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a priority work area for 2022 and beyond. The AOR Board recently voted to focus short-term efforts on re-launching a DEI Committee and empowering that group to identify possible next steps for the organization, such as a near-term work plan.

Welcome New Member: Rick Paul

16 Feb 2022

Rick had been a long-time AOR member and Board member and has just rejoined our ranks! Welcome back, Rick!

What is your name? Rick Paul

Where do you work and what do you do?  Retired, but volunteer board member of Rim Rock Recycling in Burns, Oregon

Tell us how you embrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? I recycle whatever is possible in a distant recycling area. We have limited items for recycling.

AOR Membership Approves Bylaw Revisions

4 Jan 2022

On December 14th, the AOR Membership voted to approve proposed revisions to our bylaws. The bylaws were previously amended in 2017.

The purpose for these changes has been our desire to bring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) to the forefront of our organization, increase the board’s flexibility to adapt in rapidly changing times, create more opportunities for crossing training and collaboration, and to clarify board procedures such as decision-making. 

New Member Spotlight - Stacy Ludington

9 Dec 2021

Welcome to AOR's newest individual member, Stacy Ludington!

What is your name? Stacy Ludington

Where do you work and what do you do? Clackamas County - Sustainability Analyst Community Outreach and Education

Tell us how you enbrace recycling/sustainability into your home or workplace? Basically what I do.

What motivates you to recycle and live sustainably? Climate change