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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Thank you to those members who participated in the GreenLane Member Satisfaction survey. If you would like to review the results of the survey, please click here: 2017-09 Member Satisfaction Survey Summary.
Interested in building a "tiny house" for rental income or housing for a young adult or older parents? Then come to "Backyard Housing 101 - How to Build Small," a workshop that'll tell you everything you need to know about backyard housing. All proceeds go to completing the affordable housing project, Eugene's Emerald Village. The event will be held [...]
We have a new strategic plan. What changes are in store for your supply of electricity and water? More importantly, what changes are in store for your monthly bills? Is Eugene assured of a steady supply of clean, affordable power? Can we have a power supply that simultaneously makes both economic and environmental sense? Can [...]
Here are GreenLane's Board member nominees for the 2018-19 cycle: Judy Lamb, Northwest Exposures Photography: http://northwestexposures.com/ Casey Roscoe, Seneca Sawmills: http://senecasawmill.com/ Theresa Brand, Lane Transit District: https://www.ltd.org/ Members will have the opportunity to vote on the nominee slate at the November Board meeting. If you have any questions or concerns, please email email@example.com.
2018 Sustainable Oregon Call for Presentations SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 Sustainable Oregon 2018, AOR’s 40th annual conference, will be held June 13th - 15th, 2018 at the Hilton in Eugene, Oregon. This year is AOR's 40th conference and we are looking for dynamic presentations or workshops on issues impacting our industry. We [...]
As you may know, Pollution Prevention Week is coming up on September 18. This week is dedicated to reducing and eliminating sources of pollution to prevent damage to the environment, as well as maintaining the planet’s resources and moving towards sustainability. In order for pollution prevention efforts to move forward, businesses and corporations must also take [...]