BRING Recycling Facilities Complete

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been 14 years since BRING Recycling opened in the Eugene-Springfield area, and it has┬ájust finished adding all the final touches to their facilities. And, of course, BRING did it in a crafty way. Executive Director Julie Daniel says the community has shopped for recycled materials at their facilities for years, so … Continue reading »

Iconic Oregon Bridge Railings For Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is known for its many iconic bridges and now a piece of one can be yours. Sections of the historic Cape Creek Bridge north of Florence are for sale. Hamilton Construction of Springfield is renovating the bridge because it has been deemed structurally unsafe. Managers decided to donate thirty 20-foot sections … Continue reading »

BRING Recycling Site Almost Complete

EUGENE, Ore. — BRING Recycling is almost finished fixing up its Glenwood site after 14 years. Crews were out Wednesday taking advantage of the drier weather. With the capital campaign coming to a close, construction is under way on the final phase of development at the center. That $600,000 phase will develop about a third … Continue reading »

BRING Tour Gives Home and Garden Ideas

EUGENE, Ore. — BRING, a local nonprofit recycling and reuse store, wants to bring you some green ideas by sending you somewhere. For anyone who is interested in sustainable living, this is the event for you. The 5th annual Home and Garden Tour is all about sharing. Generous neighbors share their homes, their experiences and … Continue reading »

UPS Store Cuts Down Waste

EUGENE, Ore. — The UPS Store on the University of Oregon campus is being recognized for its efforts to go green. For the past year it worked one-on-one with a sustainability expert to cut down on waste and save resources. It made changes like two-sided copying, eliminating toxic cleaners and pulling recyclable materials from its … Continue reading »

BRING Recycling Project Almost Complete

EUGENE, Ore. — BRING Recycling is almost done with its 12-year effort to finish the Planet Improvement Center. The last phase includes cementing the back lot to make it wheelchair accessible. The nonprofit still needs to raise about $430,000 to finish the project. Its managers say funding has helped them handle environmental waste. “We need … Continue reading »

Home And Garden Tour Thinks Small

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene home and garden tour on Sunday featured residents who are making the most of their city lots, including one of the first certified passive homes in the state. A home on Orchard Street was the third stop on the Bring Home and Garden tour, but it topped the list when … Continue reading »

BRING Home & Garden Tour Theme: Small

EUGENE, Ore. — This weekend BRING Recycling will host its fourth annual Home and Garden Tour. This year’s theme is “small”, so the tour will showcase everything from a tiny house on wheels to remodels and additions. “It’s very inspiring to see what your neighbors are doing. It’s one thing to read about how to … Continue reading »

Used Items Industry Strong

EUGENE, Ore. — The used merchandise industry helps bring in nearly $25 million to the Lane County economy each year. One of those many businesses is BRING Recycling. It contributes about three quarters of a million dollars. A recent city report found Lane County experienced a 60-percent employment growth between 2005 and 2010 in the … Continue reading »