UsedNews Spring 2017
Materials Management and the Sustainable Consumption
Revolution. RE:think teams up with Eugene and Springfield for EcoBiz. A Place
of Second Chances. BRING Loves Volunteers. StoveTec Rocket Stoves. Photo Contest Winner. A Bold
Design for Sustainability. Call for Entry: Introducing BRING’s Inaugural Design
UsedNews Winter 2016
A Girl and Her Dragon. Building with Hummingbird: Getting
Creative with Upcycled Materials for a Commercial Building. Remembering the
Possible. The Low Waste Holiday Season: Zero Waste Practices and Tips for
Buying Less and Celebrating More. #WorkUpstream Returns. Art in the Gallery.
RE:think Certified Businesses. More.
UsedNews Fall 2016
Living Simple, Living Well: Preview 10 homes and gardens on the 8th Annual BRING Home & Garden
Tour (Sunday, Sept. 11). Educational
opportunities abound on the tour. Giving to BRING Yields Great Results. Welcome
our Education Program Manager. Eugene Starts Food Waste Compost Pilot Program.
UsedNews Summer 2016
Bioplastics: An Idea Not Even a Compost Heap Can Love.
Seeking True Change: modifying behavior to fight waste. Fourth Annual BRING
Beer Benefit. Urban Homesteading Ideas. A Prairie Schooner Re-creation.
RE:think Certified Businesses. Greenpower for Buena Vista Elementary and HACSA.
UsedNews Spring 2016
Working Upstream: Solutions for a changing climate. Walking
Our Talk: social equity and community sustainability. Giving Back to the
Planet: Celebrate Earth Day with BRING. Versatile reuse material. The Little
Free Library. Essex General Construction: Building in Bold Steps. EWEB Expands
Its Partnership with BRING. RE:thinking Sustainable Education.
UsedNews Winter 2015
Extended Producer Responsibility: Shifting the Burden of
Waste Reduction and Recycling Upstream. #WorkUpstream: BRING launches new
online campaign. Donate Appreciable Assets: Michael Stalker explains the tax
benefits of giving stocks. Re-New Gallery. More.
UsedNews Fall 2015
Evolution in Action: Preview 10 homes and gardens on the 7th
Annual BRING Home & Garden Tour (Sunday, Sept. 13). Aluminum: environmental
costs and recycling aluminum-framed glass. Rainbarrels
as a response to climate change. Lean Manufacturing. Test you energy efficiency
UsedNews Summer 2015
Climate Change: What Have We Got to Lose? Oregon author
William L. Sullivan shares his perspective. BRING picks new Executive Director.
The Tower of Wow: add to BRING’s “wow factor.” Re-New Gallery: a winning
greenhouse. Benefit Companies do good
while doing well. Test Your Recycling Knowledge, part 3. More.
UsedNews Spring 2015
From Farm to Fork to Landfill: the big fat problem of food
waste. Passing the Torch: BRING’s longtime director to retire. First Re-New
Gallery winner selected. PlantMobile returns. BRING does some heavy lifting. RE:think
Business receives Mayor’s Bold Steps Award. Test your recycling knowledge, part
UsedNews Winter 2014
Living Simply: three efforts to reduce one's environmental footprint. Day of Caring: volunteers from five
businesses do some creative re-purposing at BRING. Winter Tips: put tools and
paintbrushes to bed properly. Re-New Gallery: enter your reuse masterpiece—get 50% off your
next used purchase. RE:think
Business: read our annual Impact Report. Test your recycling knowledge.
UsedNews Fall 2014
Low-Impact Living: Preview 10
homes (and one business) on the 6th Annual BRING Home & Garden
Tour (Sunday, Sept. 14). BRING’s new interpretive signage. Do-it-yourself with
BRING materials. RE:think Businesses. All About Composting. New bottle redemption centers. Recycling
UsedNews Summer 2014
BRING teams up with the
sports and travel industry; BRING Beer Benefit at Claim 52; BRING gives back—become
a Sustaining Donor; a (big) piece of Oregon history comes to BRING; Unique
Eugene businesses get RE:think certified; Where Stuff Comes From; recycling Styrofoam;
summer project supplies, and more.
UsedNews Spring 2014
Paying for Pollution:
the Carbon Tax is part of the solution.
BRING’s $3.2 million capital campaign is over—thank you, community! Build your own chicken coop or greenhouse—we’ve got
what you need. Vintage treasures in the BRING Gallery. RE:think Business GloryBee wins Mayor’s
Bold Steps Award. Options in glass
recycling. What do I do with my newspapers? More.
UsedNews Winter 2013
Agent of Change: BRING is ready to lead the way to a
more sustainable future. Hot News
on Climate Change. Excuse Our
Mess: construction begins in January, and we’ll be open. Art of the Bargain: one
artist/do-it-yourselfer finds what he needs at BRING. RE:think helps businesses make connections. Goddess of Garbage waxes poetic. More.
UsedNews Fall 2013
Sharing Spaces, Sharing
Ideas: preview all 12 sites on the BRING Home and Garden Tour. Free home energy
and solar audits. Capital Campaign down to the wire: help complete the Planet
Improvement Center. New barbecue spot showcases BRING materials. More RE:think
Businesses. What do I do with my…plastic plant pots? BRING teaches the 4Rs and
UsedNews Summer 2013
The True Cost of Cheap: bargains
are not always the best buy. Campaign
Countdown: only $200,000 to go! Working
wonders with paint: step-by-step refinishing project. The Art of Reuse, as
practiced by three RE:think Businesses.
What do I do with my…Batteries?
High school kids get firsthand look at where all our trash ends up. Goddess of Garbage. Where to Take It: our
handy reuse and recycling chart.
UsedNews Spring 2013
Rethinking what we wear: the high impact of fast fashion. BRING gets $190,000 challenge grant to complete the Planet Improvement Center. Start your garden at BRING: find materials for raised beds, cold frames, planters, and more. RE:think businesses improve the Triple Bottom Line. Goddess of Garbage weighs in on fashion dilemmas.
UsedNews Winter 2012 #2
Paint It Green: Greenwashing is pervasive. Learn how to guard against it. Value Meets Design: interview with architect Michael Soraci. Reuse, Repair, Repurpose: great investment with unique and creative results. RE:think Businesses switch to durable dishware. BRING voted Best Environmental Organization in Best of Eugene. Where to recycle everything! More.
UsedNews Fall 2012
Gross national happiness: there's more to life than having everything. BRING gears up to complete site development. Three restaurants are inspired to reuse. For Ninkasi, community and environment are part of doing business. Grant funds field trips for rural and low-income 5th graders. Waste-free holiday tips. More.
UsedNews Summer 2012
BRING Home and Garden Tour: Small is Beautiful - preview what's in store for this year's tour, September 16. Product Stewardship: what's it mean and why is it important? Reuse Around Town: creative projects made from BRING materials. Burley joins list of certified RE:think businesses. Summer events. More.