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Columbia Villa Recycling Project: Final Report, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz Jun 1990

Columbia Villa Recycling Project: Final Report, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

In 1983, the Oregon legislature enacted the nation's first recycling bill. The bill called for a state-wide curbside recycling program in communities of 4,000 and over, aimed at reducing the volume of waste going to landfills and increasing participation in recycling. In the Portland area, the curbside recycling effort has focused primarily on single-family residences, while multifamily dwellings, including apartment buildings and condominiums, have received less attention. One of the most serious problems confronting Portland's recycling efforts is gaining the cooperation of apartment building owners, managers, and tenants to participate in source separation and recycling.

Portland also ...


City Of Portland Multi-Family Recycling Program: Final Report, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz Jun 1990

City Of Portland Multi-Family Recycling Program: Final Report, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

This report examines the Multi-Family Recycling Program sponsored by the City's Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), and operated by Portland State University's Recycling Education Project (REP). The program operated from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990. The purpose of the program was to implement a pilot recycling program that addressed the unique needs of apartment and condominium dwellers. The effort involved establishing recycling systems in 200 multi-family buildings. The program used a multi-materials approach that included separating newspaper, clear, green, and brown glass, tin, aluminum, and cardboard.

The pilot program was undertaken to further the City's ...


City Of Beaverton, Multi-Family Recycling Program, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz, Tamara Roth Jun 1990

City Of Beaverton, Multi-Family Recycling Program, Gerald F. Blake, Lynne Storz, Tamara Roth

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

This report examines the Multi-Family Recycling Program sponsored by the City of Beaverton and operated by Portland State University's Recycling Education Project (REP). The program operated from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990. The purpose of the program was to implement a pilot recycling program that addressed the unique needs of apartment and condominium dwellers. The effort involved establishing 30 recycling systems in multi-family buildings. The program used a multi-materials approach that included separating newspaper, clear, green, and brown glass, tin, aluminum, and cardboard.

The pilot program was undertaken to further the City's and Metro's solid ...