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  1. Sep 29

    Portland's new "by-request" policy reduces plastic waste

    Gone are the days when your lunch order came with a side of plastic: straws, cutlery and condiment packets.

  2. Aug 14

    Green plates cut waste at PDX

    The Portland International Airport is expanding their reusable plate program after seeing great results from the pilot.

  3. Aug 9

    How (and why) to properly recycle your old electronics

    Learn how to recycle computers, TVs, printers, keyboards and mice, for free!

  4. Jun 3

    How one company is curbing coffee cup waste

    Nossa Familia Coffee is encouraging customers to reduce waste by choosing reusable coffee cups.

  5. May 28

    Why "tanglers" should never go in your recycling bin

    Plastic bags, rope, cords and clothing all wreak havoc at the recycling facility.

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