Jennifer Stefanick, a new addition to the AOR Board as Membership Chair, comes from a background of recycling and waste prevention, particularly food waste prevention.
I grew up in California and have called Oregon home since arriving in Eugene 20 years ago for graduate school.
After completing a Ph.D. in sociology, I taught and conducted on research in social change, democracy, and sustainable development.
At this year's annual AOR meeting on Thursday, June 14th at the 2018 Sustainable Oregon Conference in Eugene, Oregon, members elected five new board members:
Ali Briggs-Ungerer was elected for her second-term as AOR Board Chair, after current chair, Pete Chism-Winfield decided to step down from the position as he and his wife are expecting their second child in September. Congrats to Ali on her new position and to the Chism-Winfield's on their upcoming bundle of joy!
Back in 2011, the City of Eugene Waste Prevention and Green Building Program started their first targeted food waste program, which was aimed at commercial businesses.
They worked with their garbage haulers and commercial composter, Rexius, and from those partnerships, Love Food Not Waste was born!
Pete Chism-Winfield (running as past-chair)
The Association of Oregon Recyclers' Annual Member Meeting and Board Elections will take place on Thursday, June 14th, at the 2018 Sustainable Oregon Conference in Eugene.
Members will vote in our next Board members, and now is the time for you to throw your hat into the ring!
Resource Recycling compiled a great summary of “Recycling Markets Development in the 21st Century,” a workshop co-hosted by the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and the Association of Oregon Recyclers (AOR) on April 4, 2018.
As if you needed another reason to head down to Eugene on June 13th for AOR's 40th Annual Conference, this might be one of the best.
Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author of Drawdown - The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, will be presenting our keynote address.
The ReBuilding Center posted a great summary of AOR's Spring Forum. Here's an excerpt: