Portland, Oregon – Former Oregon legislator and Multnomah County Commissioner Jules Bailey will join the Oregon Beverage Recyc
Lane County’s Waste Management Division is seeking public input on its update to the regional Solid Waste Management Plan, including potential strategies to increase waste diversion from the landfill.
It’s that time of year again!
In 2011 the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 3145, which requires that if, beginning in 2014, the redemption rate of Oregon Bottle Bill containers falls below 80% for two consecutive years, the 5 cent deposit shall increase to 10 cents.
Today, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) reported a rate below 80% for 2014 and 2015 and scheduled an increase in the deposit to 10 cents effective April 1st, 2017.
Portland, ORE – Today, Portland City Council adopted an ordinance, including code language, which requires projects seeking a demolition permit of a house or duplex to fully deconstruct that structure if it was built in 1916 or earlier or is a designated historic resource. With Council’s unanimous approval of that ordinance, Portland became the first city in the country to ensure that val
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public workgroup meeting on how local governments can satisfy the new contamination assessment and reduction component of SB 263’s expanded education and promotion recycling program element.
Own a charger for an electric vehicle? Own a dispenser for propane or natural gas? Produce or import biomethane in Oregon?
Then you may be eligible to earn clean fuel credits. These credits can be sold to fuel importer as a way for them to comply with state clean fuels standards through the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Oregon Clean Fuels Program.