Carton Council Announces Grants for Community Recycling Education That Includes Cartons
The Carton Council recently announced their 2023 Community Education Award program to incentivize and improve recycling education in communities across the U.S. Any entity which is responsible for educating its residents about their local recycling program is eligible if food and beverage cartons are included in their program.
Welcome New AOR Member - Providence
What is the name of your business or organization? Providence
What does your business/organization do? Healthcare
Welcome New AOR Member Anthony Pearia
What is your name? Anthony Pearia
Where do you work and what do you do? I'm a self employed Machinist. I run CNC machines making small scale runs of parts for a variety of clients. In Metals, Wood, and Plastic.
Welcome New Member - Zero Waste McMinnville
What is the name of your business or organization? Zero Waste McMinnville Foundation
Meet the Candidates for the AOR Board
Eight AOR members have stepped forward to make a run for the five open positions on the AOR board. Candidates will have an opportunity to address the membership during the annual meeting at the upcoming Sustainable Oregon Conference in Bend, 10/26 - 10/28.
Nominations will also be taken from the floor. All members with voting priveleges will have the opportunity to vote as we will be using electronic balloting.
Providence Park and City of Roses Disposal & Recycling Aim for Zero Waste
City of Roses Disposal & Recycling (COR) has entered into a multi-year agreement to be the official waste and recycling partner for Providence Park, Portland Timbers, and Portland Thorns FC.
Washington County Introduces Recycle+
As of July 1, nine franchised haulers operating Washington County, eight of which operate in unincorporated Washington County, have started offering Recycle+, a new optional collection service for collection curbside not accepted in standard recycling. Below is a list of materials accepted. Visit the Recycle+ site to sign up and learn more about the program!
Enhancing Community Engagement Using Q-Methodology
In March 2022, Oregon DEQ released the report "Enhancing Community Engagement Using Q-Methodology".
WELCOME NEW STUDENT MEMBER: JAYME PERMAN
Name: Jayme Perman
In what University/College are you currently enrolled, or if an Americorps Volunteer, where are you working/volunteering? Western Washington University
Tell us about your major or current career path: I am currently majoring in Polymer Materials engineering, formerly known as Plastics & Composites engineering