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What Goes Around: How Coffee Waste Is Fueling a Circular Economy

(Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the March/April 2016 issue of Roast magazine.) Global coffee production creates in excess of 23 million tons of waste per year, according to…

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New BottleDrop Opens in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — BottleDrop stations are all over Oregon and now, Eugene has its first one. The new BottleDrop center on West Broadway and Garfield is the eighth location in Oregon. Coordinators with the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative says it’s simple to use. Just bring in any plastic, aluminum, or glass bottles and you get … Continue reading »

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The Lane County Jail invites you to come visit....

November 8 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: some sunshine, shooting suspects, Occupy expense, visit the LC jail, car vs house, workshop fire, AAA gas prices $3.73, PAC-12 tickets on sale, new recycling program

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Look what I found!

April 7 – Evening Update

Tim Chuey: hope for the weekend, Union attack ads, Bring recycling hits 40, Senate bans BPA, drug dog standardized testing, Emx Lawsuit, Springfield Bridge to get enhancements…

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Recycling the Planet, one bulb at a time.

Recently, my 4th grader brought home a report from school about saving energy. It talked at length about the benefits of switching from incandescent to fluorescent lighting. I remember seeing some articles awhile ago about fluorescent bulb recycling in Eugene/Springfield, but hadn’t thought much about it since. That is, until now.

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