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Recycling Advocates Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

  Join us at the Sierra Club offices on September 14th for our 2017 Annual Meeting and party. We’ll have SNACKS from New Seasons, BEER from Double Mountain, WINE from Drink Think, and DOOR PRIZES from several local coffee shops including Caffe D’Arte, Papaccino’s and Nectar Cafe. 6:30 PM – Check in and networking 7:00 PM – Program begins Guest speakers, AOR’s Pete […]

New BottleDrop Center Opens in Beaverton

BottleDrop Center

Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) opened the new Beaverton BottleDrop Redemption Center on May 16, at 9307 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Highway. It’s fully staffed, open seven days a week from 9am to 6pm, and offers three ways to redeem Oregon deposit containers: BottleDrop Account – Pre-labeled bags can be filled with deposit containers at home and dropped […]

RA responds to proposed incineration of Metro’s solid waste

RA has formerly responded to Metro about their proposed talks with other recycling option companies, specifically garbage incineration company Covanta (Brooks, OR). Recycling Advocates is opposed to the possibility of sending our region’s solid waste to the incinerator in Brooks, Oregon. While we have some concerns about potential emissions and air quality issues, Recycling Advocates’ […]

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