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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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 15th, 2019|Front Page, News, Resources|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Reduce Plastic and Benefit Your Business

February Member Spotlight: EWEB’s Pledge to Prepare Campaign

EWEB is encouraging our customers to take an active role in preparedness for yourself, your family and our community by taking the Pledge to Prepare. Each month throughout 2019 we will feature a new set of tasks aimed at getting you more prepared. Share images of you completing the tasks each month with us on social media or [...]

By |2019-01-15T09:41:47+00:00January 15th, 2019|Front Page, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on February Member Spotlight: EWEB’s Pledge to Prepare Campaign

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+00:00September 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+00:00September 11th, 2018|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Portland Welcomes Its First Zero Waste Conference

May Member Spotlight: Tim Scott, Eugene Science Center

        About Eugene Science Center:  Eugene Science Center (formerly Science Factory) is Lane County's only hands-on science museum and planetarium located in beautiful Alton Baker Park across from Autzen Stadium. It uses engaging and inspiring exhibit and program experiences to empower children and their families to use science and technology to improve [...]

By |2018-05-02T12:20:16+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Front Page, Member Spotlight, News|Comments Off on May Member Spotlight: Tim Scott, Eugene Science Center

April Member Spotlight: Cody Franz, Point2Point/Lane Transit District

Cody Franz is the Transportation Options Specialist and the Business Commute Challenge Coordinator for Point2point at Lane Transit District. Cody graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Environmental Studies. He is passionate about sustainability and transportation, which makes him a perfect fit with the Point2point team! One of the things Cody likes [...]

By |2018-04-03T14:51:41+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on April Member Spotlight: Cody Franz, Point2Point/Lane Transit District

Recycling Update: What’s Up and What You Can Do

Recycling Update – What’s Up and What You Can Do Here is a collection of links that will help you understand the issues: Humorous, very accurate video: https://www.facebook.com/grist.org/videos/10156126965559809/ National News Dashboard for the Waste Industries focus on Oregon: https://www.wastedive.com/news/recycling-pressures-oregon-but-bigger-cities-holding-out-on-ch/517671/ Portland Tribune: http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/388350-278088-when-recyclables-have-nowhere-to-go Good article in Resource Recycling outlining a timeline of China's import ban and [...]

By |2018-03-05T20:50:08+00:00March 5th, 2018|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Recycling Update: What’s Up and What You Can Do