Monthly Meeting Announcement
Mid-Willamette Chapter of Professional Engineers of Oregon
Meetings in Salem and Springfield
Presentation by web view:
“What’s happening to our recycling? ”   
When China, the world’s largest importer of scrap material (recycling) banned imports of paper, plastics, and other recycled products in 2018, it left many recycling programs in limbo, including those in the Portland metro area.

Learn what caused this crisis, what is being done nationally and locally to address the issue, and take a look into the future of sustainable material management in Oregon.
Speaker :
Alex Bertolucci - Green Business Advisor, Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling, Department of Health and Human Services (Aloha, OR)
Alex Bertolucci is a Green Business Advisor with Washington County Solid Waste and Recycling and Board Member with the Association of Oregon Recyclers. Alex has over a decade of experience in the sustainability field working in both the private and public sector. Prior to his work at Washington County, Alex worked with Habitat for Humanity for eight-years with a focus on green building and sustainable building material reuse.
Date : Tuesday, March 5, 2019
RSVP preferred by Monday, March 4, to:
Dale Bowder or 541-619-3409 for Salem venue
Merlyn Hough or 541-285-3063 for Springfield venue
Salem Venue: Fluent Engineering, 2110 State Street, Salem OR 97301
Springfield Venue: Lane Regional Air Protection Agency,1010 Main Street, Springfield OR 97477
Time :
6:30 pm Chapter socialize
7:00 pm Chapter meeting (web viewed at Salem & Springfield sites)
7:30 pm Presentation (web view at both sites) of presentation at Columbia Chapter)
Cost : $5 for non-members except students, spouses & unemployed (cash/check only).
The presentation will be viewed by webcast from the Columbia Chapter in Portland. Presentation information above is from the Columbia Chapter announcement.
Certificate of attendance will be provided for all attending.

FYI February’s Fire Protection program (which was cancelled due to snow) is rescheduled for the June meeting.
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