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GreenLane By-Laws 2019 Updates

Please click HERE to review the latest updates on the GreenLane By-Laws.  These updates will be voted on for approving final changes at the October GreenLane networking luncheon.  If you have any questions or comments about the By-Laws updates, there will be a 30-day commenting period between August 27th and September 26th--to comment, please email [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:04:01-08:00August 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GreenLane By-Laws 2019 Updates

NOTICE: No July GreenLane Luncheon

GreenLane will be taking the month of July off--there will be no networking meeting.  Please join us on Wednesday, August 7th for a sustainability tour of the Lane Community College's downtown facility.  More details coming soon!

By |2019-05-22T09:15:28-08:00May 22nd, 2019|Front Page, News|Comments Off on NOTICE: No July GreenLane Luncheon

Long Tom Watershed Council’s Urban Stormwater Projects Cycle Tour: May 28th

The Long Tom Watershed Council is hosting a tour of three urban stormwater projects in west Eugene all along the Amazon Creek bike path, and yes, attendees can - and are encouraged - to join us by bike! Tour stops will include Mountain Rose Herbs, Essex General Construction, and Gibson Steel Basins. These three local [...]

By |2019-05-22T09:11:55-08:00May 22nd, 2019|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Long Tom Watershed Council’s Urban Stormwater Projects Cycle Tour: May 28th

MECCA’s Object Afterlife Art Challenge

Sourced from M.E.C.C.A.'s News Release: We couldn't be more excited to announce and invite you to MECCA's 11th annual Object Afterlife Art Challenge! This is our favorite community arts event which constantly inspires us as we watch unwanted materials become incredible works of art. Object Afterlife connects scrap and fine art while encouraging the reuse [...]

By |2019-02-20T16:04:29-08:00February 20th, 2019|Front Page, News|Comments Off on MECCA’s Object Afterlife Art Challenge

Congratulations to Hummingbird Wholesale, 2019 Bold Steps Award Winner!

Congratulations Hummingbird Wholesale on being named the 2019 Bold Steps Award winner! In addition to their ongoing commitment to providing a wide array of organic foods, comprehensive employee benefits and thought leadership in the food industry, Hummingbird stood out because of their work to make the new Mahonia Building a very sustainable structure, complete with straw bale [...]

By |2019-01-15T10:17:27-08:00January 15th, 2019|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Hummingbird Wholesale, 2019 Bold Steps Award Winner!

Nancy’s Recycling Round-Up: Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Hello, Nancy’s Friends - We are hosting our 9th Nancy’s Recycling Round-up! We share your concern about the changes in recycling rules. While you are all amazing re-users, we have been looking at ways to keep your Nancy’s containers out of the landfill at the end of their life. At this time, we would like [...]

By |2019-01-15T10:01:38-08:00January 15th, 2019|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Nancy’s Recycling Round-Up: Sunday, January 20th, 2019

3 Steps to Reduce Plastic and Benefit Your Business

Source: Product Stewardship Institute Despite our best intentions, some of the packaging we give customers will be littered. 80% of this debris is plastic. With the simple strategies outlined in the guide provided by Product Stewardship Institute, you will reduce litter, safeguard the quality of food sources, and protect landscapes and wildlife – all while saving money [...]

By |2019-01-15T09:56:16-08:00January 15th, 2019|Front Page, News, Resources|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Reduce Plastic and Benefit Your Business

Operation Food Rescue: Saturday. Sept. 22nd, 2018

Come join us for the second annual Operation: Food Rescue.  Operation: Food Rescue is an event to highlight the issues around our global food waste epidemic and to draw awareness to food that is wasted throughout the supply chain. This event is an effort to bring people and organizations spanning many sectors together to showcase the simple [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:33:05-08:00September 11th, 2018|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Operation Food Rescue: Saturday. Sept. 22nd, 2018

Portland Welcomes Its First Zero Waste Conference

PORTLAND, Oregon, Sept. 1, 2018 – Recycling Advocates is partnering with Zero Waste PDX, a local sustainability consulting company, to organize Portland’s first Zero Waste Conference, which will take place on Sunday, 14th of October, 2018 at Taborspace, in Southeast Portland. With recent changes to international policies restricting foreign imports of recyclable materials, coupled with the need to [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:08:12-08:00September 11th, 2018|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Portland Welcomes Its First Zero Waste Conference