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Portland’s 2019 Plastic Straw, Utensil and Condiment Ordinance

By Holly Hummel, RA Treasurer PORTLAND SCORES A HUGE WIN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!  Plastic Straws, plastic utensils and condiment packages are OUT UNLESS REQUESTED, effective July 1, 2019. The City Council issued findings regarding the pervasiveness and the problem presented by single-use plastic items: “Plastic straws are the sixth most frequently occurring litter in the US … […]

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 […]

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