Partner Organizations

Northwest Organizations

There are a number of groups and organizations in the Pacific Northwest that join WSRA in working on waste reduction and recycling in the state of Washington. Some of these groups include:

  • Association of Oregon Recyclers: a nonprofit trade association focused on advancing recycling and waste prevention in Oregon.
  • Northwest Product Stewardship Council: coalition of government organizations in Washington and Oregon working with the waste and recycling industry, consumers, manufacturers, and others to connect producers with the costs association with the end-of life management of their products and to provide incentives for reducing waste, increasing recyclability, and reducing the toxicity of products.
  • Northwest Earth Institute: provides a framework to talk about our relationship with the planet and to share in discovering new ways to live, work, create, and consume
  • Washington Organic Recycling Council: supports--via education, research, and advocacy--public and private efforts to reclaim, reuse, and recycle organic materials, process organic materials in an environmentally and economically sustainable manner, and promote beneficial end uses
  • Washington Refuse & Recycling Association: statewide trade association representing Washington's diverse and multifaceted solid waste handling industry
  • Zero Waste Washington: advocates for products designed and produced to be health, safe, and continually recycled and reused

National Organizations

  • Container Recycling Institute (CRI): nonprofit organizatoin focused on making North America a global model for the collection and quality recycling of packaging materials
  • National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR): trade association focused on promoting the introduction and use of PET packaging; facilitating its recycling; and communicating the attributes of the PET container as an environmentally sustainable package
  • National Recycling Coalition (NRC): nonprofit organization focused on the promotion and enhancement of recycling in the United States
  • Steel Recycling Institute (SRI): nonprofit trade association with the mission of promoting and sustaining steel can recycling
  • US Composting Council: national, nonprofit trade and professional organization promoting the recycling of organic materials through composting