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 [...]
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a list of guidelines. Take advantage of this special member benefit!
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 [...]
Oregon Wild Wednesday Happy Hour in Eugene 6.7.17 Oregon Wild, Territorial Vineyards, and Mountain Rose Herbs are hosting a happy hour for Oregon Wild supporters - first Wednesdays in March, June, September, & December 2017! What better way to mark the middle of the week than with a glass of great local wine or beer with [...]