Upcoming Events

Home and Garden Show
Date: March 9-12
Location: Eugene Fairgrounds

Drug Take Back Boxes
Now available at several locations in Lane County for unwanted or expired medications
Date: Various
Time: Various
Location: Various

Pollution Prevention Tips
Help protect your family's health and the environment by choosing safer products. Learn more through the safer choice program.

Source: www.epa.gov/saferchoice                    

Check it out!
The Master Recycler News
A quarterly publication of the Lane County Master Recycler Program.
The EPA launched the Green Products web tool designed to provide consumers with helpful information about everyday products. For more information visit: www.epa.gov/greenerproducts  

Did you know?
Choosing energy efficient products can save families about 30% ($400/year).
                                             source: EPA
Welcome to the Lane County P2C
Looking for ways to reduce pollution in the home, at the office and around the community? You've come to the right place! This resource is designed to help you connect with the right information.
Get Involved
spacer The Lane County Master Recycler Program is each Spring and Fall in Eugene/Springfield area, and Winter in a rural community. Participants will learn who's who in Lane County's recycling industries, and how to make a difference in our sustainable future. The course is free for students that join the volunteer corps for at least 30 hours the following year.

spacer Did you enjoy tinkering with electronics as a kid? If so, you may find Nextstep's volunteer opportunites of interest. Help is needed dismantling electronic hardware and recreating new systems from donated parts. Best of all, your efforts will keep e-waste out of the landfills. more... Volunteer

Community Spotlight
Essex General Construction

It's official. Mayor Kitty Piercy named Essex General Construction as the 2016 Bold Steps winner.

The Bold Steps Award recognizes Eugene-based sustainable businesses, and represents a partnership between The City of Eugene, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy and BRING's RE:think Business program. For the City of Eugene, sustainability means considering and balancing all three aspects of the triple bottom line - people, planet and prosperity - to address the community's present needs without compromising future generations. The Bold Steps award recognizes businesses that embody this vision and are taking bold steps in each area of the triple bottom line.

To qualify for consideration for the Bold Steps award, businesses must be certified through the RE:think program, offered through BRING Recyling.

Around The Home
Small choices add up when it comes to saving money and keeping the environment clean. Learn to use less and choose wisely and you?ll be a winner when it comes to your home, garden and street.

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