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Bottle redemption centers

August 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bottle redemption centers · Liquor Control Commission

Bend, Redmond redemption centers a crushing success so far (Bend Bulletin, 8/18/2015) Beverage container return data (annual) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

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Bottle and can deposits

August 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bottle and can deposits · Liquor Control Commission

Public supports higher bottle deposit, poll shows (Statesman Journal, 8/10/2015) Oregon’s Bottle Bill [PDF] (2014) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

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Waste reduction rates

January 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Waste reduction rates · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon Hits All-Time High Waste Recovery Rate (OPB, 12/31/2014) Oregon material recovery and waste generation rates report (annual) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Electronic waste recycling program

December 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Electronic waste recycling program · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon Expands Its Electronics Recycling Program (OPB, 12/29/2014) Oregon E-Cycles biennial report (biennial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Glass recycling

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off on Glass recycling · Dept. of Environmental Quality

‘Recycled’ at the landfill’ (Register Guard, 11/24/2013) Glass recycling through curbside collection and container deposit legislation [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Bottle redemption centers

May 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Bottle redemption centers · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Future of Oregon’s historic bottle bill rests on redemption centers (Oregonian, 5/8/2013) The Oregon bottle bill [PDF] (2004) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Less waste in 2011

October 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Less waste in 2011 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregonians sent less trash to landfills in 2011; per person disposal hit record low (Oregonian, 10/25/2012) Oregon material recovery and waste generation rates report [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Electronics recycling program

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Electronics recycling program · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregonians plugging in to electronics recycling program (Oregonian, 3/23/2012) Oregon e-cycles biennial report [PDF] (biennial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Recycling electronic waste

January 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Recycling electronic waste · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Rising tide of e-waste poses test (Register Guard, 1/8/2012) How DEQ regulates electronics waste [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Less waste in 2009

September 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Less waste in 2009 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

With the economy down, Oregonians generated less waste in 2009 (The Oregoniann, 9/16/10) Oregon recovery and waste generation rates report (Annual report) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Earth Day 2010

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Earth Day 2010 · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of State Lands, Public Transit Division

Wildlife habitat in urban areas [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program Hazardless home [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Guide to placement of wood, boulders, and gravel for habitat restoration [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of State Lands Oregon’s rigid plastic container recycling rate (annual report) Oregon Department of […]

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Oregon E-Cycles

February 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Oregon E-Cycles · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon’s free recycling of computers, TVs was a big hit in 2009 (The Oregonian, 1/28/10) 18.9 million pounds e-waste recycled (Statesman Journal, 1/31/10) Oregon E-Cycles: what consumers need to know [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division, Oregon E-Cycles

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Graywater use

December 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graywater use · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon to set new rules for outdoor use of “graywater” (The Oregonian, 12/4/09) Graywater rulemaking [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division

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Less garbage, more recycling

September 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Less garbage, more recycling · Dept. of Environmental Quality

A down economy’s ‘gift’ to Oregon: less garbage, more recycling (The Oregonian, September 10, 2009) Oregon material recovery and waste generation report (annual report) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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