Waste Reduction & Recycling
Rafns' Restaurant, an EarthWISE certified business
Racing to Zero
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7pm
191 High Street NE Salem
Progressive Film Series
This is going to be a great night! The movie is inspiring and eye-opening. AND following the show, we'll have Diana Fuller the Film's Producer as well as Robert Haley the Zero-waste Program Manager answer your questions via skype. Todd Irvine from the Mid Valley Garbage and Recycling will also be available to answer questions closer to home.
Valley Roots - Celebrating and Nurturing a Sustainable Community
Thursday, November 19, 5:30 pm
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks
4070 Fairview Industrial Dr SE, Salem OR
Many thanks to our host McRae Carmichael for setting up this event. Wandering Aengus and Fresh N' Local Foods will share their sustainable business choices, highlighting energy efficiency, composting, water use, and the electric bike ride share. People are welcome to purchase a bottle or glass on site to enjoy and say cheers!
Feel free to invite friends, however please RSVP.
Fall Leaf Haul
Too Many Leaves? Bring them to your city Fall Leaf Haul! This is a free event for Salem, Stayton, Silverton, and Woodburn residents, thanks to the contributions of these cities, the Mid-Valley Garbage and Recycling Association, Marion County Environmental Services, and numerous neighborhood volunteers. Grass clippings and leaves (no tree limbs accepted). Residential leaves only– no commercial landscapers. Visit the Fall Leaf Haul page for more information.
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Waste Matters On the Air
October 22, 2015
Join Allison Barrows, the Shelter Operations Manager from the Marion County Dog Shelter, who will discuss their EarthWISE certification as well as Catherine Alexander, the executive director of Straub Environmental Center, who will discusses her role at Straub as well as the From Art to Cart fundraiser.
Did you get a new electronic toy this holiday? Don't forget to recycle your prehistoric electronics free of charge (up to 7 devices/day including monitors, printers, computers, mice, keyboards). It's now illegal to throw these items in the trash, so be kind and recycle!