Join our hosts, Alan Pennington and Jessica Ramey and their expert guests as they share innovative waste reduction projects and ideas that are being implemented here in Marion County, Oregon. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 1:00 pm.
Waste Matters on the Air: 2/4/2021 – What do mattresses, Styrofoam, syringes, and plastics have in common?
Oregon's legislature will consider waste reduction bills during the 2021 session that could affect these items... and more! But the devil is in the details, so check it out!
Waste Matters on the Air: 1/28/2021 – Alan Pennington is retiring!
Yep, after 12+ years, Alan has hung up his bag of 3R tricks for good. Check out his final show on KMUZ as he strolls down memory lane with former colleagues Beth Myers-Shenai and Bailey Payne.
Waste Matters On The Art -Waste Matter, Strategic Energy Management 1/21/2021
Energy Trust of Oregon offers great incentives and partnerships. To learn about the no-cost strategic energy management program, join us as we chat with Kevin Fish and Karen Brooks. We will learn about the program and how businesses can connect.
Waste Matters on the Air 1/14/2021 – Repair Revolution
When is repair revolutionary? When it fixes something broken for free! Authors Elizabeth Knight & John Wackman join Waste Matters to discuss the philosophy and nuts-and-bolts-ology of repair in general, and Repair Fairs in particular. Tune in!
Waste Matters on the Air: 12/10/2020 – Oregon’s statewide Food Waste Program
Surprisingly, food waste is the # 1 item in our garbage! Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality's Elaine Blatt joined Waste Matters to tell us about their efforts to reduce food waste throughout the state.
Waste Matters on the Air: 11/12/2020 – Republic Services of Woodburn
Travis Comfort of Republic Services Woodburn fills us in on recycling and waste reduction efforts throughout large parts of Marion County.