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Apr 11, 2013 at 4:16 PM
The ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and retail stories takes effect May 1.
Jan 23, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Call it space grave robbery for a cause: Imagine scavenging defunct communication satellites for their valuable parts and recycling them to build brand new ones for cheap.
Dec 27, 2012 at 4:51 PM
The Lane County Master Recycler Program released the following information in an effort to help people properly dispose of the extra stuff that accumulates during the holidays, including tree disposal and getting rid of your unused electronics.
Mar 15, 2012 at 8:03 AM
They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders. But an academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today's young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources - and often...
Jan 3, 2012 at 2:45 PM

From Lane County

Have you noticed that the City of Florence is getting greener? Styrofoam recycling drop-off sites have sprung up at several locations around town. You can now dispose of unwanted drugs safely at the local police...
Dec 29, 2011 at 5:00 PM
New computers and toys mean piles of packing materials and newly obsolete home electronics. But there's no need to throw away holiday trash like Christmas lights, packing materials or even an old TV set.
Nov 4, 2011 at 9:49 AM

The Lane County Board of Commissioners will recognize this year’s best trash bustin’ efforts as National America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, draws near.

Winners will be acknowledged by the Board at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Harris...
Jul 15, 2011 at 11:01 AM
From a press release BRING invites the community to celebrate its first 40 years at the BRING Birthday Bash, an all-day festival and open house.  The free event will be held in BRING’s Garden of Earthly Delights on Sunday, July 24, 10 a.m. to 4...
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...
Apr 26, 2011 at 1:32 PM
In one of the Northwest's most urban neighborhoods, a small elementary school is trying to wean itself off the city's water grid.
Apr 18, 2011 at 5:07 PM
Over 10 weeks, Oregon State and University of Oregon students competed to see who could recycle, compost and otherwise reduce more wate per student. Guess who won?
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...
Mar 10, 2011 at 10:36 AM
From a press release The daffodils are already poking their green stalks out of the earth, claiming an early Spring to daffodil season.  Cited by then-Governor Kulongoski as "Oregon's Finest," the Long Tom Grange  in Junction City is gearing up for...