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 [...]
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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 [...]