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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Oregon Wild Wednesday Eugene: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (Oregon) Join Oregon Wild at Claim 52 Brewing for a pint and some local food cart fare for this special Oregon Wild event. Thinking about hiking some or all of the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon? Join Oregon Wild and guidebook author Eli Boschetto at Claim [...]
Pints & Dreams is a one-day fundraiser for Oregon Supported Living Program’s One Dream at a Time Fund to be held at Sam Bond’s Brewing Co at The Foundry, 540 E 8th Ave, on Thursday, April 27th from 4-10pm. Live music will be presented by local ukulele troupe TRUE (The Ridgeline Ukulele Experience) from [...]