Join our hosts, Alan Pennington and Jessica Ramey and their expert guests as they share innovative waste reduction projects and ideas that are being implemented here in Marion County, Oregon. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 1:00 pm.
Waste Matters on the Air: 1/28/2021 – Alan Pennington is retiring!28/01/2021 Duration: 30min
Yep, after 12+ years, Alan has hung up his bag of 3R tricks for good. Check out his final show on KMUZ as he strolls down memory lane with former colleagues Beth Myers-Shenai and Bailey Payne.
Waste Matters on the Air 1/14/2021 – Repair Revolution14/01/2021 Duration: 36min
When is repair revolutionary? When it fixes something broken for free! Authors Elizabeth Knight & John Wackman join Waste Matters to discuss the philosophy and nuts-and-bolts-ology of repair in general, and Repair Fairs in particular. Tune in!
Waste Matters on the Air: 12/10/2020 – Oregon’s statewide Food Waste Program10/12/2020 Duration: 31min
Surprisingly, food waste is the # 1 item in our garbage! Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality's Elaine Blatt joined Waste Matters to tell us about their efforts to reduce food waste throughout the state.
Waste Matters on the Air: 11/12/2020 – Republic Services of Woodburn12/11/2020 Duration: 28min
Travis Comfort of Republic Services Woodburn fills us in on recycling and waste reduction efforts throughout large parts of Marion County.
Waste Matters on the Air: 11/5/2020 – Oregon’s 2020 Framework for Materials Management05/11/2020 Duration: 38min
Have you heard about the 2050 Vision for Materials Management in Oregon? Jordan Palmeri of DEQ joined Waste Matters radio to tell us about efforts to help protect our planet by better managing our "stuff."
Waste Matters — What are the benefits for the community when a city commits to sustainability?22/10/2020 Duration: 27min
City of Silverton's Chelsea Starner tells us about their work to reduce waste, conserve water and energy, and move to non-toxic cleaners. Listen in!
Waste Matters On The Air: 10/02/2020 — Sustainability efforts by the State of Oregon with Dave Wortman08/10/2020 Duration: 30min
State Sustainability Officer Dave Wortman fills us in on the many efforts that Oregon makes to be one of the greenest governments in the U.S. Join us to find out what they're up to.
Waste Matters: 09/24/2020 The Salem Cloth Project24/09/2020 Duration: 35min
Did you know that dirty diapers make up 10% of our residential waste stream? Kaileigh Westermann-Lewis, founder of the Salem Cloth Project, tells us about her work to move folks away from disposable to cloth diapers.
Waste Matters – On The Air 08/27/2020 Salem Free Fridge Project27/08/2020 Duration: 27min
Building a well community means creating a food system that increases access to those in need and reduces edible food from becoming food waste. April Sandvig, the owner of Fiber + Blood, tells us about the Salem Free Fridge project and how you can connect or contribute. Wanna recycle right? Click on http://apps.co.marion.or.us/Recycle/
Waste Matters – On The Air 08/13/2020 Zena Forest13/08/2020 Duration: 30min
What does sustainable forestry look like? Locally owned Zena Forest is a textbook example of how it can be done. Find out how, as Ben Deumling discusses the ways his family business makes sustainability a business reality.