Member News

Agilyx Announces Opening of Tigard Polystyrene-to-Styrene Oil Plant

28 Feb 2018

agiylx logoAOR-member Agilyx will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their Tigard, Oregon polystyrene-to-styrene oil plant on April 19, 2018 at 10am. The ribbon-cutting will launch a week of celebrations, including plant tours by invitation from April 24-26, 2018. The plant is the first commercial-scale closed-loop chemical recycling process for polystyrene in the world.

Resource Revival Wants Your Greasy Old Bike Chains!

12 Jan 2018

The Mosier, Oregon, company collects used bike chains from bike shops throughout the western US.

Simply put old chains in a box and call or email with the weight when the box is full (20-50 pounds is ideal).

They will send UPS to pick up the box the next day.

Resource Revival recycles tons of used bike chain every year, upcycling them into everything from keychains to picture frames to medals for bike rides and races.

City of Beaverton Announces New Hire

8 Jan 2018

Beaverton’s Sustainability & Recycling Programs welcome Caitlin Ahearn as our new Recycling Specialist.  She fills the position formerly held by Elizabeth Cole (who is now our Recycling and Waste Prevention Coordinator).

Caitlin previously worked at Washington County and the City of Gresham (through the Confluence AmeriCorps program), Oregon DEQ, and Portland Community College.