Get Involved

You can help us in many ways. Donate! Join our discussion group! Place a yard sign! Read the Get Up to Speed page so you know what we’re up against! Prepare to testify at the Planning Commission hearing, make public comment, write letters and emails, and generally raise your voice in opposition to expansion…



Make a secure contribution with any digital method – credit card, PayPal, Venmo, Apple Pay, or Google Pay.


Write a check payable to “VNEQS” and mail to:

PO Box 175
Corvallis, OR 97339-0175

Note: Donations to VNEQS are not tax deductible.  Although we are very much not for profit(!) we do not have “non-profit” tax status/are not a 501c3.


Please fill out this form with your details, and you’ll receive an invite to join our private Google Group.



Before the Benton County Board of Commissioners in one of their regular board meetings to let them know your concerns.

Speak out to the Disposal Site Advisory Committee (DSAC)

To the commissioners; to our state and congressional legislators; to Benton County’s solid waste coordinator

Write letters to the editor of our local newspapers.

The County needs to know, DEQ needs to know, Republic needs to know. If you SMELL the landfill odor, definitely report it.

Tell your friends

Share this website and your concerns with your community, whether it be via a moms group, social media, your book group, your drinking buddies… whoever you interact with.

Speak out during the public hearing process when the next expansion application lands. Prepare to express your concerns in writing or in person.

Show your support by placing a yard sign.

Add your voice to the list of affected neighbors and supporters.