Oregon's oldest grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a sustainable future through local efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Take the Pledge!

By signing this pledge you agree to “Choose to Reuse” and reduce your use of disposable coffee cups. Plan to bring your coffee cup everywhere you go! Try it for one week, then one month… make it a habit to bring it every day! Find coffee shops and stores that offer discounts for using reusable […]

Local Heroes

2016 Salem 3rd Graders share their science project to make edible water bottles   Two fifth-graders at Ardenwald Elementary in Milwaukie lead their entire school to a “superhero” recycling celebration, recycling 1500 plastic bottles!

Other Ways to Contribute

There are steps you can take that cost NO money directly from you, but we will receive a percentage of what you spend. Sounds almost too good to be true! Please support us by following the instructions (if you use these companies) Amazon – Smile Fred Meyer – Community Rewards Program Good Search EarthShare – If […]

Board of Directors and Staff

Betty Patton President Environmental Practices, LLC Rhett Lawrence Vice President Sierra Club Susan Mead At-Large Member. Interim Secretary Holly Hummel Treasurer Rob Guttridge At-Large Member Retired Brion Hurley At-Large Member Campaign Coordinator Rockwell Collins Heather Cyrus At-Large Member SecureWorld Expo Mark Buchweitz At-Large Member Gifford Pinchot Task Force Adrienne Welsh Resource Director AMWCreations   To contact […]

Education and Outreach

Recycling Advocates as an organization has been here since the beginning, in effort to change and improve our community through recycling efforts. Many past and present board members have decades of experience in Oregon’s recycling campaigns. We’ve always gone beyond the notion of recycling, which the name of our organization implies. We know the hierarchy […]

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