Welcome to Recycling Advocates

Recycling Advocates is Oregon's oldest citizen-based, grassroots group dedicated to creating a sustainable future through local efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Learn more about our organization and find out how you can join our community of recycling activists in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Recycling Advocates is a proud member of Earth Share Oregon.

What's Going On?

* Recycling Advocates Annual Meeting

Join us for our 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday September 1st at the Sierra Club.

We're honored to have Representative Rob Nosse joining us as guest speaker. The event is free and open to all RA members and friends. Read all about it here... 

RSVP to info@recyclingadvocates.org or call 503-777-0909

* RA Welcomes TWO New Board Members

Recycling Advocates is delighted to announce that Heather Cyrus and Susan Mead have joined Recycling Advocates' Board of Directors. Susan and Heather have both volunteered with RA in the past, now they are bringing their enthusiasm and their many talents to the board. 

Welcome aboard, Heather and Susan! 



Donors, Please Help!

Please join our faithful donors and members -- Contribute to Recycling Advocates!  We need your help to continue spreading the message to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, to continue our waste prevention outreach campaigns, and our maintain our impact within the community. Our current campaigns include efforts to reduce the use of free single-use checkout bags and to-go containers in Portland and throughout our region. Behavior modification is a difficult task, but we're making headway one less landfilled bag or container at a time.

Please also consider Earthshare for your employer-based giving campaign contributions. Earthshare in turn helps Recycling Advocates and many other environment-based stewardship organizations.

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