The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering ten scholarships for Oregon deconstruction and reuse professionals to attend the Decon + Reuse '17 conference in Portland, Sept. 25-27, 2017.
Fort George Brewery opened in Astoria in March 2007. They have always kept their environmental impact in mind.
Astoria does not have any sustainability or solid waste and recycling staff, so Fort George hired their own Sustainability Director, Renee, in May of 2016.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality intends to award approximately $500,000 in Materials Management grants in 2017 that promote the prevention, reuse or recovery of solid wastes.
The WSRA Conference attracts the Northwest’s leading recyclers; solid waste reduction specialists; city, county, and state administrators; and environmentally-conscious private sector businesses.
Recycling Advocates (RA) has launched a new awareness campaign in local coffee shops called Bring Your Own Cup, aimed at reducing the number of single-use (disposable) coffee cups sent to landfills from the Portland Metro area.
Oregon’s Tillamook County is seeking applications from consultants to advise on financial planning for its Solid Waste Department.
This request for qualifications (RFQ) is the first step in a two-step process, the county says. It is intended to select a number of qualified consultants, who will be invited to participate in a request for proposal (RFP) process for the completion of a proposal for the Solid Waste Department.
All work specified shall be awarded to a single contractor.
This March and April, BRING challenges community members to create innovative and sustainable product designs made from materials available at BRING. The objective: transform salvaged materials into new and relevant products such as furniture, décor, accessories, tools, and more. All finished products will be judged and prizes will be awarded Saturday, April 22 at 6 p.m. during St.
On February 1st, the Willamette Week published an article arguing against Oregon's Bottle Bill, and the deposit increase slated for April 1st.
In response, the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) issued the following press release:
The Far West Recycling (FWR) Beaverton location is closing. March 31st, 2017 will be the last day of operations at the site.