The Conservation Commission consists of nine voting members including one representative each from the solid waste franchisee for the City, Southern Oregon University, and the Ashland School District, and six other voting members.
The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Commission are to educate and advocate for the wise and efficient use of resources by the City of Ashland and Ashland citizens.
- Recycling, source reduction and solid waste/landfill issues;
- Electric conservation issues;
- Water conservation issues;
- Resource conservation issues;
- New power resource decisions, but not decisions involving wholesale power contracts;
- Renewable Resource decisions;
- Education of citizens about resource efficiency issues
Commission News & Events
Earth Day! Join in on the fun at the Rogue Valley Earth Day celebration at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum on April 25, 2015!
Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Toss your toxins (No paints accepted) on May 1 and 2, 2015 at the Rogue Transfer & Recycling, located at 8001 Table Rock Rd., White City. Collection will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per car. Small businesses can bring their hazardous waste for disposal by appointment only on May 1st. Click here for more information.
Earth Bowl! Please note the date of this event has changed, it will now be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.!
Conservation Commission links:
Commission Goals for 2013-2014
Urban Composting Classes
For a complete list of the various conservation programs available to residents and businesses within Ashland, please go to www.ashland.or.us/conserve
||Length of Term
Meets 4th Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Community Development Building, 51 Winburn Way
Members (3 year terms expiring April 30)
|Roxane Beigel-Coryell||SOU Representative - Vice Chair|
|Risa Buck||Recology Representative|
|Adam Hanks||Staff Liaison|
|Jim Hartman||School District Representative|
|Marni Koopman||Commissioner - Chair||08/08/2012||04/30/2016|
|Rich Rosenthal||Council Liaison|
Conservation Commission Meeting
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Regular meeting of the Conservation Commission. (Read more)
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