The Future of Recycling
November 6, 2019   12:00pm - 4:30pm
McMenamins Kennedy School Gymnasium
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211


AOR Member | $75; NonMember | $125 (all prices include lunch and networking event)

This forum will examine the current state of recycling markets; backed by data and economic theory, we'll learn why the future of recycling isn't as bleak as it at seems.

We will also dive into the The New Plastics Economy and legislative actions that can drive demand for recycled materials. 

The day will culminate in an interactive group discussion.

Staff from Oregon DEQ will open the forum with an update about recent and upcoming activities from the Recycling Steering Committee.


12:00pm - 1:15pm: Networking lunch
1:15pm - 2:00 pm: Welcome and DEQ Recycling Steering Committee Update
2pm - 3pm: Presentation: Recycling isn't Broken
3pm - 4pm: Presentation: The New Plastics Economy and Legislative Incentives to Boost Recycling
4pm - 5pm: Small group break outs, Q&A
5pm - 6pm: Networking Social Hour

If your organization is interested in sponsoring this event, contact us!