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Upcycle Oregon: Celebrating and Exploring Creative Solutions for a Sustainable Oregon in #SalemOR

Celebrating and Exploring Creative Solutions for a Sustainable Oregon

Friday, April 10, 4 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, April 11, Noon to 4 p.m.

Oregon State Capitol

Free and Open to the Public

      • Hands on, green activities for all ages
      • Upcycled Artwork Exhibit
      • Upcycled Fashion Show*
      • Innovative Products and Solutions
      • Capitol Tours to the Gold Man
      • Live Music and Entertainment
      • Waste Reduction Education
      • Artist’s Reception

Upcycle Oregon is created in partnership by the Capitol History Gateway Project, DIY Studio, Willamette University, Marion County, Garten, Gilbert House Children’s Museum, Travel Salem, and *supported by a grant of Transient Occupancy Tax from the City of Salem and from the Oregon Community Foundation.

Event Schedule

Friday, April 10
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion with Willamette University’s Sustainability Institute at the Oregon State Capitol, room HR50
4 to 5 p.m. Artist Reception
Saturday, April 11
12 to 4 p.m. Open to the Public
12 to 4 p.m. Electronics Recycling by Garten Services
12 to 4 p.m. Kid’s activities by Gilbert House Museum
1 to 2:30 p.m. Upcycle Fashion Show by DIY Studio
3 to 4 p.m. Meet the Designers by DIY Studio


Whether you call it upcycling, creative reuse, or trash to treasure, everyone’s doing it. So what is “it” exactly? Here’s a definition.


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