We would love to help your waste reduction idea get off the ground with a $500-$2000 grant award to businesses, organizations, or individuals.
We’ve seen such an increase in single-use disposables since the start of the pandemic and we want to help you or your organization change that:
Do you have your copy of the Rethink Waste Guide for Deschutes County? It has the tools and resources you need to help reduce your waste and rethink your relationship with stuff. Learn about composting, using nontoxic alternatives, and buying local. And take steps toward a community-driven goal: reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink.
“Rethink Waste” traducido al español significa reconsiderar los desechos. La guía Rethink Waste le ayudará a hacerlo. En ella encontrará las herramientas y los recursos que necesita para ayudar a reducir desechos y reconsiderar su relación con las cosas. Aprenda sobre el compostaje, uso de alternativas no tóxicas, hacer compras locales. Tome los pasos que lo dirijan hacia un objetivo comunitario: reducir, reutilizar, reciclar y reconsiderar.
Holidays happen all the time. So does gift giving. These tips are great for the great, grand holiday season we tend to celebrate in December each year, but they also work for thinking about gift giving year round. Birthdays, for example? Single-Use Wrapping Paper Alternatives Reuse your paper! One local family has been reusing wrapping […]Read More
As our Deschutes County Knott Landfill continues to fill up (it is anticipated to be full by 2029), we want to do our best to keep what we can out of it. And that includes your holiday tree! Trees can be turned into compost or mulch for reuse rather than rotting and decomposing into methane […]Read More