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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 |2018-04-03T14:51:41-08:00April 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 |2018-03-05T20:50:08-08:00March 5th, 2018|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Recycling Update: What’s Up and What You Can Do

GreenLane Member Satisfaction Survey Results

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.

By |2017-10-24T16:39:12-08:00October 24th, 2017|Front Page, News|Comments Off on GreenLane Member Satisfaction Survey Results

Backyard Housing 101: Is A Tiny House For You?

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 [...]

By |2017-10-11T15:02:29-08:00October 11th, 2017|Front Page, News|Comments Off on Backyard Housing 101: Is A Tiny House For You?

City Club of Eugene: EWEB’s New Strategic Plan

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 [...]

By |2017-10-10T16:28:20-08:00October 10th, 2017|Front Page, News|Comments Off on City Club of Eugene: EWEB’s New Strategic Plan

GreenLane’s 2018-19 Board Member Nominees

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 info@greenlane-sbn.org.

By |2017-10-08T21:03:10-08:00October 8th, 2017|Front Page, News|Comments Off on GreenLane’s 2018-19 Board Member Nominees

2018 Sustainable Oregon: Call for Presentations

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 [...]

By |2017-10-03T20:41:09-08:00October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Sustainable Oregon: Call for Presentations

Pollution Prevention Week: How Businesses are Helping Protect the Environment

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 [...]

By |2017-09-11T20:09:10-08:00September 11th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pollution Prevention Week: How Businesses are Helping Protect the Environment

Call for Member Spotlights!

Would you like to feature what your business is doing to be sustainable, or a special event your company is involved with?  Please contact Theresa Brand (theresa.brand@ltd.org) for a list of guidelines.  Take advantage of this special member benefit!

By |2018-03-19T13:55:45-08:00August 28th, 2017|Front Page, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Call for Member Spotlights!

GloryBee’s 2016 Sustainability Report

GloryBee has released our 2016 Sustainability Report!  You can access the full report here: GloryBeeSust_Report_2016  A few key points in the 2016 Sustainability Report: People are like family; over half of employees at GloryBee receive professional development training. Training is paying off; 16 people received an internal promotion in 2016.  Planet: 303,682 lbs. were delivered by [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:44:58-08:00May 31st, 2017|Front Page, News|Comments Off on GloryBee’s 2016 Sustainability Report