Sustainable Oregon 2017

June 7-9 - Salishan Spa and Golf Resort - Gleneden Beach, OR


Sustainable Oregon is a three-day interactive learning experience featuring cutting-edge educational sessions and workshops, local and national experts and speakers, facility tours, valuable networking opportunities, and an awards program celebrating the achievements of Oregon’s recycling, reuse, and waste reduction businesses and leaders.

Sustainable Oregon provides stakeholders in Oregon’s recycling and waste prevention community with the knowledge and resources to address current challenges in the industry, implement and improve recycling programs, advocate for policies and initiatives that advance recycling and waste prevention, and support the development of a generation of professionals for whom sustainability is a core tenant of their work and life philosophy.

Wednesday, June 7

8:00am Registration Opens Salal Room
10:00am-12:00pm Master Recyclers Meeting Pine Room
10:30am-12:30pm Oregon Green Schools Coordinators Lunch Meeting Lincoln Room
10:30am-12:00pm Speed Networking (pre-registration required) Cedar Tree Room
11:00am SOLVE Beach Clean-Up Depart From Lobby
12:30pm Exhibit Hall and Silent Auction Open Long House Room
1:00pm-2:30pm Welcome and Opening Plenary: A Full Spectrum Conversation on the
How2Recycle Tool with Nina Goodrich
Council House Room
2:30pm-3:00pm Break Long House Room
3:00pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. From Trash to Treasure - Using Art to Educate Lincoln/Pine Room
  2. A Deep Dive Into Plastics Recycling Council House Room
  3. Making the Case for Wasted Food Gallery Room
5:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Reception Long House Room
7:00pm-9:00pm Movie Night: Sustainable Lincoln/Pine Room

Thursday, June 8

7:00am Registration Opens Salal Room
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast and Table Topics Long House Room
9:00am-10:30am Plenary: You Are What “It” Is All About:
AOR Board Report and Member Survey Results
Council House Room
10:30am-11:00am Break Long House Room
11:00am-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Multiplying Your Message: New Solutions
for Multifamily Recycling
Gallery Room
  2. What's Next for Asbestos, Lead Paint, and Other
C&D Problem Materials
Council House Room
  3. Waste Not: Waste Reduction Education in Action Lincoln/Pine Room
12:30pm-1:30pm Annual Meeting and Board Elections Luncheon Long House Room
2:00pm-3:00pm Plenary: Regenerative Economy and the Human Impact Council House Room
3:00pm-3:30pm Break Long House Room
3:30pm Exhibit Hall Closes  
3:30pm-5:00pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Tools and Tactics for Advancing Racial Equality in Your Organization Lincoln/Pine Room
  2. Are You Down With PPP? Council House Room
  3. Reducing Emissions From Solid Waste Fleet and Operations Gallery Room
5:00pm-6:15pm Sponsor Hospitality (invite only) Terrace Patio
6:30pm Hospitality Terrace Patio
7:30pm Silent Auction Ends Long House Lobby
7:30pm Dinner Banquet/Election Results Long House Room
After dinner Silent Auction Winners Posted/Pick Up Items Cedar Tree Room
9:00pm Cards Against Sustainability (snacks and no-host bar) Cedar Tree Room

Friday, June 9

7:00am Registration Opens Salal Room
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast Long House Room
9:15am-10:45am Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Reuse and Deconstruction: Creating Jobs, Equity, & Sustainability in Portland Gallery Room
  2. Food Waste Recovery: A Food Scrap's Journey Lincoln/Pine Room
  3. Recycling Reframed: A New Focus on Environmental Outcomes Council House Room
10:45am-11:00am Break Council House Lobby
11:00am–12:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Changing Economics of Recycling Markets Council House Room
  2. Decluttering Communication and Other Ways to Nudge
People Towards Action
Lincoln/Pine Room
12:30pm Recycler of the Year Awards Luncheon Long House Room
2:00pm Golf Tournament Salishan Golf Course