Recycling Reframed – A lifecycle approach to waste management
Craig Filip, Western Region – Materials Management Technical Assistant, Oregon DEQ will present an overview of the recent changes to the Opportunity to Recycle rules and DEQ’s plans for implementation.
Laura Leebrick, Community & Governmental Affairs Manager from Rogue Disposal & Recycling, will be joining Craig, to talk about how Rogue Disposal & Recycling is preparing for these changes. She will also talk about and Rogue Disposal’s efforts to work with their customers on reducing contamination in the recycling stream.
Both Craig and Laura will share their thoughts on transitioning from a “diversion” based model of measuring recycling success to new way of characterizing success based on environmental outcomes including climate concerns.
All SOCAN meetings are open to the public.