Master Recycler Newsletter -- January 2019

Take Action in 2019!


You don’t have to have a psychology degree to effectively change behavior. But it doesn’t hurt to lean on a little science to turn our resolutions into new actions.

Renewing our commitment to sustain our planet in January isn’t a hokey tradition - it is smart! A New Year’s resolution can help us take stock of our actions, refresh our thinking, and keep hope alive.

Read more for a few behavior change hacks to make those resolutions stick.


Spread the Word

Do you know someone in Clackamas County who would make a great Master Recycler?


¡Bienvenidos a los voluntarios bilingües!

  • WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays at 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Starting April 3, 2019 and two Saturdays 8:00 am - 2:00 pm April 13 and May 4.

  • WHERE: Clackamas County 150 Beavercreek rd. Oregon City 

  • COST: $50. partial and full scholarships available with no extra application.

Aprenda. Inspire. Logre un impacto ambiental positivo.

Deadline to apply is March 6, 2019 at noon. Apply today


Let folks in Washington County know about this Master Recycler event!


Volunteer Opportunities

January Calendar

Conservation News


SCRAP Educator Day

Sunday, Jan. 20th 10:00-11:30am
SCRAP PDX, 1736 SW Alder St, Portland
$16 registration fee

This special SCRAP Teacher Training will demonstrate how to successfully incorporate creative reuse into the classroom. Registration includes a 20% discount on same-day purchase of reuse materials, coffee, pastries and a networking social in our studio after the training. Attendees will...

 - Explore exciting examples of reuse art, craft and STEAM projects

 - Participate in hands-on creative problem solving and idea sharing 

 - Learn how to create a successful reuse station in the classroom and engage families

 - Make a creative reuse project that could be recreated in your classroom 

This training is open to all educators (early childhood-High school) as these concepts can be adapted to all grade levers. However please note that our focus is on programming for elementary students. Register at


Schedule of events:

10:00-12:00 Creative Reuse Teacher Training (registration required) 

11:30-12:00 Networking social in the SCRAP Studio for Teacher Training attendees

10:00-5:00 Stop by our education info table to get your 20% discount code with your educator ID

 *code is valid for same-day in-store purchases of reuse materials.