Visit the County page and fill out the request form. Please specify which kit, display equipment, other equipment, banner and activity you would like to check out.
Location: 155 N First Ave Suite 160, Hillsboro (park in 12-min parking along Main St near the Public Services Building and US Post Office)
Contact: Neil Green-Clancey, 503-846-3602
All Kits Include
- Rolling plastic tote
- Pencils and pens
- Solid Waste & Recycling Program table-throw
- Clipboard to capture names and emails
- Notebook to record questions
- Instructions on how to use the kit
Waste Prevention and Toxics
Key messages: What goes in recycling and garbage carts and what doesn’t; glass on the side. No plastic bags. Sign up for pick up day notifications. Take toxics and needles to their proper place. Avoid toxics by using greener cleaners.
Includes: Garbage and Recycling Day Display. Choose between table-top banner (to be used indoors only) or floor-standing banner (can be used indoors or outdoors). Durable Rolling kit with supplies.
Optional: Garbage and Recycling Day Spin wheel and prizes.
Optional: A variety of literature display stands.
Optional: Four brightly colored View-Masterstm with slides about Waste Prevention, Food Waste Prevention, Toxics, and Backyard Composting. (See picture in Master Recycler section below)
Optional: Master Recycler banner.
Literature: Waste reduction tip sheets, residential recycling brochures, RecycleWise newsletters, Metro magnets. Coloring books. Spanish and English.
Eat Smart, Waste Less Challenge
Key message: By making small shifts in how we shop, prepare and store food, we waste less, save money and conserve the valuable resources associated with food production.
Call to action: Pledge to practice what we call SMART Storage. After taking the pledge, they can receive a SMART storage magnet guide. If they want more information, but aren’t ready to commit, they can receive a SMART storage guide card. For more information on the Challenge visit www.EatSmartWasteLess.com
Includes: Food storage magnet game board and easel; and magnetic food pieces with tips on back. Floor banner and two small tabletop message displays. Chalkboard Activity.
Optional: Spin wheel and prizes
Literature: Fridge Storage flyer; Fruit & Vegetable Storage half sheet; Food Preservation flyers and cards.
Suggested props: Four pieces of food to accompany the Eat Smart, Waste Less presentation.
Power Point Presentation: Go to the Master Recycler kits page to download this presentation
Cup-a-day and Water Bottle Display
Location: 155 N 1st Ave, Suite 160, Hillsboro
Key message: A one-piece container that shows the impacts of taking a travel mug instead of using a new cup for coffee every day. Great to display in your office
Included: Waste reduction tip sheets, residential recycling brochures, RecycleWise newsletters, and Metro magnets.
Greener Cleaner Display
Key message: It’s unhealthy for you and family to use many cleaners. There are simple and safe solutions. Read warning labels.
Kit contains: Non-toxic ingredients, recipes and descriptions of each ingredient and it’s attributes in cleaning products. Additionally, a receipt listing the total invested in the ingredients shows how cost-effective green cleaners can be on the pocketbook.
Show three-dimensional informational slides with pictures. There are four topic areas to choose from or request all four:
- Waste prevention
- Food waste prevention
- Backyard composting
Lizzy Oedell (Class 53), who works at Image3D, spent some of her payback time making the ViewMasters using slides and messages from a class.
- Floor standing brochure and flyer rack (14 lbs, best for outdoor events)
- Floor standing mesh brochure and flyer rack (5 lbs, good for indoors only)
- Table top flyer rack (4 pounds)
- Table top brochure rack (5 pounds)
- Folding canopy
- Folding table
- Folding chairs