The first Portland Zero Waste Conference was held on October 14, 2018 at Taborspace. Over $1500 was raised from the event to support our BYOC campaign.
Over 100 people were in attendance (including speakers, sponsors and volunteers). Thank you to all our sponsors (see below).
2:00 – Kickoff / Networking (Brion Hurley and Nick Isbister)
2:20 – Update And History On The Single-Use Disposables Resolution (Pete Chism-Winfield)
2:40 – Low Waste Basics (Jenica Barrett)
3:00 – Getting to One Can of Garbage a Year (Betty Shelley)
3:20 – The Portland Zero Waste City Guide (Chloe Lepeltier)
3:40 – Networking Break
4:20 – Zero Waste in Business (Karen Lickteig and Camille Bevans)
5:00 – Reusable Container Laws (Lauren Norris)
5:20 – Expert Panel
5:45 – END