Our state motto, “she flies with her own wings,” has long been reflected in the spirit of the people of Oregon, with a readiness to embrace new ideas and look towards the possibilities of tomorrow.
by Kevin Kasowski
The idea for one of the rituals at the heart of being an Oregonian – taking the recycling bin out to the curb each week – was conceived at a kitchen table, and born thanks to a little “pillow talk.”
If you’re over 40, you may remember hauling tied up bundles of newspaper to a local recycling depot back in the day. For most other household “leftovers” there was nowhere else to go, except the garbage can and then the landfill.
Our Bottle Bill, enacted in 1971, with Oregon Environmental Council’s (OEC) help, began to change that (at least with respect to glass and aluminum), but in the early 1980s, a small ...
Oregon Environmental Council is celebrating a half-century of environmental accomplishments on Friday, October 5th at the downtown Hilton in Portland.
We need an amazing team of dedicated volunteers to make this night a success!
Help us greet the more than 400 guests, leaders and philanthropic community members who are committed to Oregon's future. Be a part of a historic look back and look forward to Oregon's environmental accomplishments.
Volunteer with Oregon Environmental Council Friday, October 5:
Greeters: Warmly greet and direct guests to the registration area, coat check, ballroom, etc.
Registration: Welcome guests and provide ...
Corrine first started working with Oregon Environmental Council back in 2012, collecting signatures for the Toxic Free Kids Act. More recently, she served on the Emerging Leaders Board...