Press & Links

Orcas Issues has written many stories about us. Here is a complete list as well as some highlights below:

ORS, SeaDoc Launch 2017 “Refuse to Use” Challenge – January 22, 2017

Exchange In The Homestretch – December 6, 2016

Great Islands Fall Clean-Up Recap – November 6, 2016

New Exchange Expected to Open Summer 2017 – October 4, 2016

Exchange at the Grange a Big Win for ORS – Sept 12, 2016

Council Agrees to Pursue Building ORS “Exchange” on Transfer Site – April 5, 2016

ORS/The Exchange Makes Progress; More Work To Be Done – January 10, 2016

Exchange Progress Public Forum on Tuesday – August 24, 2015

The Exchange Works with Oregon Counterparts – June 21, 2015

Letter to Editor: Keep The Exchange at the Transfer Station – January 8, 2015

Exchange: Location Not a Foregone Conclusion – December 9, 2014

ORS/The Exchange Completes Site Master Plan: Rebuild Begins! – March 21, 2014

Update from The Exchange: Status of Contract, Reuse and Site Cleanup – March 8, 2013

Exchange Will Rebuild; Orcas Solid Waste Transfer Station Contract on Schedule – February 13, 2013

Exchange Fire Cause Determined – February 11, 2013

Exchange Engulfed by Fire – February 10, 2013

The Exchange: Charting the Course Ahead for the Orcas Island Transfer Station – January 3, 2013


And here are a few highlights from the Islands Sounder:

SeaDoc Society and Exchange join forces to reduce single-use beverage containers – Jan 20, 2017

Students help The Exchange (photos) – March 28, 2016

Orcas Recycling Services releases FAQ – February 12, 2016

‘Rebuild The Exchange’ capital campaign launches – November 15, 2015

An update on the Orcas Island Exchange – October 30, 2015

ORS scraps plan for using Carlson property – February 20, 2015

Keep the Exchange at transfer station | Guest Column – January 15, 2015

Free electronics recycling, new prices at Exchange – July 31, 2014

Exchange fire is confirmed as accidental – February 9, 2013

 

Other publications:

Beauty from the Trash Bin: the Refined Art of Recycling (Simply Orcas) – June 15, 2015

Skagit HFH Store helps out Orcas Islanders (Skagit Habitat for Humanity) – April 5, 2015

Council Signs Transfer Station Contract With Orcas Recycling (The San Juan Islander) – August 21, 2013

Saving the Good Stuff – “The Exchange” at Orcas Island Dump (Peak Moment Television) – June 22, 2007