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Come one, come all and join the WSRA Policy and Advocacy Committee as they host a roundtable discussion of the hot topics impacting the recycling industry in the 2016 legislative session!

10/8/2015
When: Thursday, October 8
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Recology CleanScapes Materials Recovery Facility
7 S. Idaho St
Seattle, Washington  98134
United States
Presenter: Various
Contact: Anne Piacentino
206.244.0311


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Please come be part of a  round table  discussion as we discuss the hot topics impacting the recycling industry in the 2016 legislative session!  

 

We will being with: paint stewardship and the substantial cuts that have happened in the Coordinated Prevention Grants (CPG) funds in the last legislative session.  We will have industry experts share about these topics and then will invite participants to discuss the topics and how we can best respond.

 

 As time is available, we will open up the discussion for other potential topics including:

·         Detachable metal tabs on beverage cans

·          Funding waste management systems as we move toward zero waste

·          Developing talking points about the importance of recycling in a time of budget cuts

The round table is open to all and is being hosted by the WSRA Policy and Advocacy Committee!

 

Round Table Agenda: 

 

I.  Welcome 2:00 – 2:15 

 

  II.            Paint stewardship legislation 2:15 to 2:45pm 

·         Mendy Droke, Policy Liaison Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County 

·         Round table discussion-policy questions and issues, why and how to support. 

Break 2:45 – 3:00pm

 

  III.            CPG Grant Program   3:00 to 3:45pm

·         Peter Lyon, Department of Ecology - CPG overview and update

·         Round table discussion – questions about the grants, the process, discuss mechanisms for providing feedback to decision makers, future funding.

 

  IV.            Future topics 3:45 – 3:55pm

Round table discussion to prioritize future topics such as:

·         Sustainable packaging design/detachable metal tabs on beverage cans

·         Funding waste management systems as we move toward zero waste

·         Developing talking points about the importance of recycling in a time of budget cuts

 

Close 3:55 - 4:00 pm

 

Join us after the round table for a no-host networking event!

Beginning at 4:00 p.m. 
 Two Beers Brewing Co. Tasting Room

4700 Ohio Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134
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  You may feel free to come to the kick-off meeting, the networking event or both!

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