Member News

ReClaim It! Has Saved Over 300,000 lbs. of Treasures from the Local “Dump” And Given Them New Life.

1 Nov 2017

​AOR's 2016 Alice Soderwall Reuse Award Winner just reached a remarkable landmark: through Cracked Pots' storefront ReClaim It! volunteers have rescued 300,000 pounds (or 150 tons) of materials from the local "dump" for creative reuse that were otherwise destined for the landfill.

Republic Services Announces $99 Million Economic Impact in Oregon

6 Oct 2017

Company's Tax Revenue Impact is $8.5 Million Annually

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services of Oregon announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state. The study measures the direct and indirect economic impact of the Company's subsidiaries and operations statewide in 2016, including tax revenues, payroll expenditures and supplier purchases, as well as multiplier effects when income is reinvested into the local economy.

Recycler of the Year: Lifetime Achievement Award - Delyn Kies

18 Jul 2017

This award was given to Delyn Kies in recognition of her many years as a leader in sustainable materials management in Oregon. Delyn helped draft the 1983 Oregon Recycling Opportunity Act, which required cities with populations over 4,000 to provide a minimum of monthly curbside recycling service to all garbage service customers.

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