NEW! Borrow Reusable Dishware for Low-Waste Events
It was a whirlwind, but your daughter’s birthday went smoother than expected, considering the fact that she’s 7 and so were most of the guests. She had a lot of…Read More
“Green Drinks” Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month With Upcycled Piñatas!
2022 has been exciting, as we have been able to get back to gathering in-person for our various events: Earth Day, the Green Tour, Power Hour, and one of our…Read More
CIF Spotlight: Council on Aging
Community Innovation Fund (CIF) Project Spotlight The Environmental Center awarded the Rethink Waste Program’s Community Innovation Grant to the Council on Aging of Central Oregon, to purchase reusable bags for…Read More
Rethink Waste Announces 2022 Community Innovation Fund Recipients
The Environmental Center’s Rethink Waste Project is thrilled to showcase the recipients of the 2022 Community Innovation Fund (CIF)! CIF is a funding program that supports individuals, businesses, and community…Read More
The 2022 Rethink Waste Community Innovation Fund is Accepting Applications Through May 30
Do you have an idea for reducing waste in your neighborhood, workplace, school, your favorite park or restaurant, or any other community space, but aren’t sure how to get started?…Read More
Earth Day 2022: A Great Success!
We know not all heroes wear capes, but these two earth day heroes sure are rocking theirs! photo credit: www.thesaltyboob.life First, a huge thank you is in order to all…Read More
Busting 5 Myths About Reusables
We get a lot of questions from our community about the safety of reusable dishes, cups, and utensils, especially as COVID-19 guidelines evolve. To unpack some commonly held misperceptions around…Read More
Why aren’t paper cups recyclable or compostable if they are made from paper?
As events and activities pick up around Central Oregon with spring approaching, community members and businesses frequently ask about recycling and composting paper cups. Why aren’t paper cups recyclable or…Read More
5 Actions to Support Your 2022 Rethink Waste Goals
Heading into the New Year, we might feel inspired to adopt goals in many areas of our lives. Sometimes, these goals become pretty broad, which can be difficult to act…Read More
6 Tips for a Low-Waste Holiday Season
Create memories, not waste this holiday season! Check out these 6 tips for a low-waste holiday season. According to the EPA, American household waste increases by more than 25 percent…Read More