2017 ORS 459A.480¹
State agency recycling program
  • requirements
  • training

(1) For the current state waste paper collection program, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality, shall provide participating locations with public awareness information and training to state and legislative employees, including but not limited to the proper separation and disposal of recycled resources. Additionally, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality, shall provide training for personnel, including but not limited to state buildings and grounds personnel responsible for the collection of waste materials. This training shall include but is not limited to educating and training the personnel concerning the separation and collection of recyclable materials.

(2) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall continue the current state waste paper collection program for employees of state government, as defined in ORS 174.111 (“State government” defined). This program shall include recycling opportunities for office paper, corrugated cardboard, newsprint, beverage containers as defined in ORS 459A.700 (Definitions for ORS 459A.700 to 459A.740), container glass, mixed waste paper, plastic bottles, waste oil, clay-coated materials, batteries, toner and printer cartridges and any other material at the discretion of the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality.

(3) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may contract as necessary for the recycling of products returned under subsections (1) and (2) of this section. [2003 c.794 §189]

Note: See note under 459A.475 (Legislative findings).

(formerly 459.810 to 459.890)

Notes of Decisions

The “bottle bill” is a valid exercise of Oregon’s police power and is valid under the U.S. Constitu­tion and the Oregon Constitu­tion. Am. Can Co. v. Ore. Liquor Control Comm., 15 Or App 618, 517 P2d 691 (1973)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of constitu­tional pro­vi­sion requiring pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 479-482 (1974); 4 EL 419-427 (1974); 54 OLR 175 (1975)

(formerly 459.165 to 459.200)

Law Review Cita­tions

15 EL 387 (1985)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459A—Reuse and Recycling, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.