A Repair and Reuse grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality can be transformative for a small business or nonprofit. “The DEQ was great to work with, I can say that,” said Willa Bauman, operations manager at the ToolBox Project in Eugene. The nonprofit runs a tool library, where members borrow tools instead ofContinue reading “DEQ Repair and Reuse grants spur growth for small businesses and nonprofits”
50 years after the first Earth Day, the message that we’re in this together resonates as never before.
Oregon State University’s Cascades campus began full-scale excavation at the former Bend Demolition Landfill in December as part of its expansion master plan.
Dozens of Oregon recycling representatives gathered in Salem on Jan. 31 to learn about potential options for a future recycling system in Oregon.
An old landfill outside Prairie City will get necessary upgrades this year thanks to funding from DEQ’s Solid Waste Orphan Site Account.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is awarding nearly $600,000 in grants to 17 organizations around the state to promote reduction, reuse and recycling of consumer materials. These annual grants, provided by DEQ’s Materials Management program, boost projects that benefit Oregon’s environment and share best practices. “Oregon has long had a strong recycling ethic,” saidContinue reading “DEQ awards $600,000 in grants for reduce, reuse, recycle programs in Oregon”