Our view | Bottle Bill rate increase paying dividends

August 6th, 2018 - While there are plenty of things that divide Oregonians, there are three pillars that unite us. We speak, of course, of no sales tax, no self-pumping at gas stations and the Bottle Bill. Read More

Could reusable bottles ever make a comeback in the United States?

July 12th, 2018 - In the United States, we’re used to recycling our glass and plastic bottles and getting 5 to 10 cents back in return. But returning large reusable bottles emptied of beer for a refund at convenience, liquor and grocery stores is commonplace in Mexico. 
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CRV Recycling Industry Creates New Trade Association

June 22nd, 2018 - The CRV recycling industry launched a new trade association called Protect CRV (PCRV), which is a not-for-profit organization representing all facets of the recycling processing and supply chain with a focus on supporting neighborhood recycling centers in the State of CaliforniaRead More

Native’s students build ‘Buddy Bench’

June 8th, 2018 - The “Buddy Bench” will provide Carmel High School students with a place they can talk to someone about a problem. But the project didn’t start out as a way to make new friends. 
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Container deposit laws: A winner for preventing ocean plastics pollution

June 7th, 2018 - Today is World Oceans Day – a day when people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all. However, Ocean plastics have rapidly emerged as one of the most significant and fastest growing threats to marine ecosystems and the myriad services they provide to humanity. Read More



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