Business Bulletin Newsletter, Solid Waste & Recycling Program

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Waste reduction updates for your workplace

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Compostable liners

Spring 2017 - Includes:

  • Compostable bag discount

  • Gerber to host ResourceFull Use workshop May 18

  • Discount code for GoGreen Portland

Winter 2017 - Includes:

  • City of Hillsboro receives Green Business Award

  • DEQ supports food donation in Washington County

  • Upcoming ResourceFull Use workshops

  • Meet new green business advisors

Fall 2016 - Includes:

  • Region to consider food scraps mandate

  • New polystyrene recycling resource

  • Newly-certified Green Businesses

Summer 2016 -Includes:

  • More businesses are collecting food scraps
  • Washington County businesses donate food 
  • New service to help divert construction waste
  • Choose reusable or recycled content dishware 
  • And more

Winter 2016 - Includes:

  • The value of recycling
  • Upcoming conferences
  • An introduction to Adelante Mujeres
  • Durables over disposables
  • And more

Summer 2015 - Includes:

  •  Spotlight on newly-awarded business
    • Nortek Air Solutions
    • Crate & Barrel
  • Feeding the hungry and reducing food waste
  • The cost of commuting
  • Understanding plastics
  • And more

Winter 2015 - Includes:

  • Spotlight on newly-award businesses
    • Tuality Healthcare
    • Intel
    • Key Knife
  • New staff offer workplace assistance
  • Cardboard products no longer accepted with food scraps
  • And more

Summer 2014 - Includes: 

  • Washington County Food Scraps Pilot

  • ResourceFull Use Workshop

  • New RAW Award Winners:
  • Gerber Gear
  • Salesforce
  • Capital One
  • Caruso Produce

Older Editions


Spring 2014 - Includes:

  • Republic Services
  • Spanish Sustainability Workshop
  • Virginia Garcia
  • And more

Spring 2013 - Includes:

  • DianaPlantSciences
  • ResourceFull Use
  • Fujimi
  • Fork it Over!
  • And more

Fall 2012 - Includes:

  • Montinore Estates
  • Washington County Spanish Business Workshop
  • Raptor Ridge Winery'
  • Finnegan's Village Toys
  • And more

Spring 2012 - Includes:

  • REI
  • Aloha Dog & Cat
  • First 50 spotlight - Pacific Natural Foods
  • And more

Fall 2011 - Includes: 

  • Shari's Management Corporation
  • Reducing Waste at Events - DeAngelo's Catering
  • Where can I recycle...this?
  • And more

Spring 2011 - Includes: 

  • First 50 Recycle at Work Businesses Award Celebration
  • EcoBiz Landscape Services
  • What is the Problem with Paper?
  • And more

Winter 2011 - Includes:

  • Norm Thompson
  • Jones and Roth, PC
  • Nike
  • RFM Preferred Seating
  • Click Commerce
  • Portland Catering Company
  • Epson
  • And more

Fall 2010 - Includes:

  • Clean Water Services
  • Reduction of Food Preparation Waste with LeanPath
  • Portland Community College's Rocket Composter
  • And more

Summer 2010 - Includes:

  • PaintCare
  • Business Recycling Requirements

Spring 2010 - Includes:

  • VWR
  • Business Recycling Requirements
  • Disposable Coffee Cups
  • Recycle at Work Businesses

Spring 2009 - Includes:

  • Recycle at Work Businesses: 
    • Oregon Scientific
    • Marco Ideas Unlimited
    • Ash Creek Forest Management
    • Ticor Title
    • ClubSport
    • GeoDesign
    • Scholls Valley Nursery

Spring 2008 - Includes:

  • Providence St. Vincent
  • Westside Transportation Alliance
  • Fork it Over!
  • Recycle at Work Businesses