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Feb 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM
Some local retailers have eliminated the bags. Market of Choice stopped using plastic sacks in 2008. Now activists in Eugene want the City to officially ban the bags, like Portland did.
Feb 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Plastic grocery sacks are convenient and common.

But for every pro, there's a con.

"Plastic bags incorporate a great number of toxic materials and have toxic by-products in their production," said Julie Daniel,...
Dec 26, 2011 at 1:22 PM
BRING Recycling's full rundown of what can be recycled, where to take it, and what can be re-used.
Jul 5, 2011 at 1:31 PM
From Eugene’s Unitarian Universalist Church When Eugene’s Unitarian Universalist Church decided to find a new home and leave the intersection of 40th Avenue and Donald Street, one of its primary goals was to find a building to accommodate the...
May 12, 2011 at 10:29 AM
For beginning to experienced composters, these hands-on workshops will cover the basics of how composting works, which materials to use, and the different methods and types of compost bins available. Workshops are led by certified Compost...
Apr 7, 2011 at 9:23 AM
Forty years ago, BRING Recycling began shaping the community's future by introducing recycling. The organization’s mission is to help people understand how the stuff they use shapes the planet they share.
Apr 7, 2011 at 12:17 PM
EUGENE, Ore. - In 1971, a group of volunteers decided to do something about waste.  A few weeks later, BRING Recycling was created after the group was inspired by the first Earth Day in 1970.  “Probably three or four generations now have come in...
Oct 19, 2010 at 12:12 PM
Press release In these challenging economic times, one small business in Lane County is bucking the trend. HEROweb Marketing and Design has acquired Dive In Designs, a local web development company. This acquisition caps off a year of phenomenal...
Aug 16, 2010 at 12:22 PM
From a press release Green Teams are becoming an integral part of business as usual these days and for good reason – employers are seeing the monetary benefits of  “greening” their operations. Windermere Real Estate, a locally owned business, formed...
Aug 12, 2010 at 9:42 AM
Water Tower Market will be open during the Scandinavian Festival. The market will relocated for that Saturday to Citizens Bank parking area at 955 Ivy street. A great day plan ahead with great artists, craft vendors, cotton candy and great food,...
Jul 22, 2010 at 9:13 AM
15 local artists are going green and getting artsy with recycled metal.  BRING Recycling, one of the oldest non-profit recyclers in the nation, will be presenting an art exhibit from July 25th through September 12th.  The exhibit is called "Metal"...
Apr 6, 2010 at 10:52 AM
A group has formed to oppose a ballot measure on the May ballot that would support Oregon State University Cooperative Extension in Lane County. Friends4BetterSolutions issued a press release Tuesday detailing their opposition. A group called Save...
Mar 22, 2010 at 1:46 PM
From a press release Jones & Roth, a Eugene certified public accounting and business consulting  firm, is the first business in Lane County to receive the Re:think Recognition Award for its efforts in reducing the firm’s environmental...
Feb 10, 2010 at 9:23 AM
BRING Recycling invites the public to a free urban logging demonstration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20.  The demonstration will be held in the parking lot of BRING Recycling on 4446 Franklin Boulevard and is in conjunction with BRING’s gallery...