Protecting Oregon's Environment
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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Land Quality 

Commercial Waste Reduction Clearinghouse

Setting Up A Program
Waste Reduction Strategies
Educate and Promote
Recognition and Funding
Success Stories
Commercial Laws and Regulations

Educate and Promote 

Outreach and Communication Materials

Brochure Examples

Education and Promotion

  • From Oregon DEQ
    • Employee Education Tool Box: Oregon Resource Efficiency Program
      A full kit containing program set-up instructions, sample e-mails, clip art, quick facts, and fact sheets.
    • Materials and displays for loan.


These signs can be placed in the recycling area of an office, over waste collection sites, or be used as information near copy stations. Download these examples or take a look and come up with your own ideas!! One suggestion: combine with clip art for a unique sign focused on your organization.

  • From the Clackamas County Recycling Partnership
    1. White Paper
    2. Scrap Paper
    3. Office Paper
    4. Not Recyclable
  • From the Lincoln County Solid Waste District's Office Recycling Kit
    1. Do Not Include these Materials in any Paper Recycling Program
    2. White Paper Sort and Scrap Paper Sort
    3. Newspaper, Magazines, and Computer Paper
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For more information about DEQ's Land Quality programs, visit the DEQ contact page.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900  FAX: 503-229-6124

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is a regulatory agency authorized to protect Oregon's environment by
the State of Oregon and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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