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Planet Improvement Center

Planet Improvement Center Every visitor learnsóthatís the vision behind BRINGís Planet Improvement Center, Oregonís first combination reuse store/conservation learning center.† Built with donations from more than 1,000 individuals, businesses, and foundations, the Center serves school children, businesses, and the community.† Stroll through the Garden of Earthly Delights. See examples of green building, energy and water conservation, sustainable landscaping, and creative reuse.† Gain ideas and inspiration for living well without waste.

BRING It Home!

BRING It Home!

In 2003, BRING launched a capital campaign that raised more than $3.2 million in grants and donations over 12 years to build the Planet Improvement Center.  In 2014 we completed the final phase of construction, improving the back third of the site, our outdoor sales area.

The final phase included: a second bioswale, completing our on-site storm water system; a code-required shelter for trash/recycling dumpsters; paving and infrastructure, for safe, ADA-accessible, outdoor sales and processing; renovations to our materials processing shop; and interpretive signage.

To arrange a tour of the Planet Improvement Center for yourself or group, please give us a call at 541-746-3023.

How you can help:  Become a sustaining donor.  Invest in our people, our programs, and a sustainable planet by making a regular monthly gift through our easy auto-pay option. 

Donate now.

Project Milestones

Project Milestones

2000 - Purchased Glenwood property.
2003 - Capital campaign begins. 2004 - Lead gift committed.
2005-2006 - Major grants and donations secured.
2007 - Phase 1 complete. Move operations to new site. Retail store opens for business.
2008 - Admin building complete. Office staff moves in. Old site closed forever.
2009 - Begin Garden of Earthly Delights. Replace septic system. Renovate warehouse.
2010 - Phase 2 planning begins. Photovoltaic system installed.
2011 - BRING celebrates 40 years. Second retail building and plaza installed.
2012 - Site plan modification approved; major challenge grant awarded.
2014 - Phase 2 complete.
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BRING Recycling
4446 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 746-3023
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Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 pm.

Fall - Winter Materials Donation Hours

Monday, Wednesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

No Donations on Tuesdays


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