We empower and connect Oregon communities to minimize
over-consumption and waste.
Did you know?
Tons of waste
was generated by Oregonians in 2020
of U.S solid waste
is foodware and packaging
are thrown away in Portland every WEEK
The waste problem can seem overwhelming!
Our approach is to focus on supporting advances in reuse systems, consumer education and government policy.
We connect with businesses who are building the zero waste economy and with individuals who are building meaningful habits in their own lives.
Looking to reduce your waste? Check out our resource section.
Current Projects and Campaigns:
To be on the board of Waste-Free Advocates is to be part of a team of problem-solvers and community-builders working together as colleagues and friends each bringing our own unique skills in support of our zero-waste future.