This edition of
Recycling Update includes changes to Oregon's historic Bottle Bill, an opportunity to join Washington County's Solid Waste Advisory Committee and information on how your workplace can become recognized as a Washington County Green Business.
Beginning January 1, 2018, all beverages except distilled liquor, wine, dairy or plant-based milks, infant formula, and meal replacement beverages will have an Oregon refund value of 10 cents. Find out more about the changes to Oregon's historic Bottle Bill here.
Are you interested in how garbage and recycling is managed in your community? Would you like to help shape public policy? If so, apply for the County's Solid Waste Advisory Committee by January 30. For more details, download the recruitment flier.
Stay informed. Download the Garbage and Recycling Day app!
Oh, when the weather outside is frightful, missing your garbage and recycling pickup is NOT so delightful! So download the Garbage and Recycling Day app from either the Google Play or Apple App store and receive service alerts about collection delays and more before the next Snowpocalypse strikes!
Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling is on Facebook!
Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling now has its own Facebook page. We are excited about the open dialogue that this new platform provides us and hope that you will give our page a look. Hopefully you'll like what you see and stay around for what we hope is topical and engaging content. Find us here on Facebook!
Set your business apart with Green Business Leaders certification
In Oregon, we love businesses that love the environment. Getting certified as a Green Business Leader helps you share your success with staff and customers, and sets you apart as an environmental leader in the community.