• BottleDrop: Leaders respond to alarm

    BottleDrop: Leaders respond to alarm

    St. Johns-area residents have bombarded local government officials with concerns about the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) plan to take over the former Dollar Tree store near the St. Johns town center. The site would be used as a redemption center similar to the one currently at Delta Park. Nearly 500 people participated in the…

  • BottleDrop update: Land Use  Analysis by Mike Vial

    BottleDrop update: Land Use Analysis by Mike Vial

    A Land Use Analysis has been submitted to decision makers by St. Johns resident Mike Vial on the siting of a proposed BottleDrop beverage container redemption center at the former Dollar Tree store at 7740 N. Lombard in St. Johns. The center would be owned and managed by the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC). OBRC…

  • Massive turnout to oppose BottleDrop in St. Johns

    Massive turnout to oppose BottleDrop in St. Johns

    Nearly 500 people turned out for the St. Johns Neighborhood Association (SJNA) meeting on March 11, either in-person or by Zoom to discuss the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative purchase of the former Dollar Tree store at 7740 N. Lombard to be used as a BottleDrop Redemption Center. The in-person portion of the SJNA meeting was…