The Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act requires the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission to establish by rule the methodology, procedures, and requirements to be used by producers of covered products when conducting evaluations of life cycle environmental impacts pursuant to the Act.
DEQ will be holding a public meeting for the Mattress Stewardship Program on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. to review a prospective stewardship organization’s recently submitted program plan.
May 1st – May 3rd, 2024
The PNW Regional Symposium is held annually each spring and is sponsored jointly by the the Oregon (Beaver), Washington (Evergreen) and British Columbia (Pacific) Chapters of the Solid Waste Association of North America. Each chapter takes turns hosting the event, rotating location every year. Such a collaboration helps to renew a sense of community with our neighbors, both professionally and recreationally, bringing solid waste specialists together for over 30 years!
DEQ Rulemaking – Recycling Updates 2024 – Advisory Committee Meeting 4 to be held Jan. 31, 2024
DEQ Rulemaking – Recycling Updates 2024 – Materials Posted for Advisory Committee Meeting 3
This is the annual meeting for Oregon’s paint stewardship program. The program’s stewardship organization, PaintCare, will present their Annual Report and DEQ will share wasteshed collection data, both for the 2022 calendar year. This is a public meeting open to all.
9:30 am Welcome
9:40 am PaintCare Presentation of 2022 Annual Report
10:10 am DEQ Presentation of 2022 Wasteshed Volumes
DEQ Rulemaking – Recycling Updates 2023 – Materials Posted for Advisory Committee Meeting Five
DEQ will be holding the fifth Recycling Modernization Act Rulemaking Advisory Committee meeting from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 10, 2023.
DEQ is announcing the second meeting of the Equity Advisory Committee for the Climate Protection Program. The committee will meet virtually via zoom on February 9, from 10-12pm PT. The public will be able to attend and watch the meeting.