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.
For years, Nate and Rochelle Rafn have been striving to create a restaurant that embraces sustainability as a core principle of their operations. How do they do it? Rochelle joins Waste Matters andfills us in on the details that it entails.
Desta Sirrine of One Fair World joins Waste Matters to share what O.F.W. is all about, why it’s a Fair Trade organization, and how they’ve managed to reduce waste and become a more sustainable organization. Check. It. Out.
Green dentistry? You better believe it! Stacy and David Swiderski fill our knowledge-cavities with their story of how they took a professional disaster and turned it into an opportunity to green up their working environment. But if you don’t listen in, you won’t know….
Wanna find an unusual way to get sustainably roasted and delivered coffee? Joseph Penner, owner and operator of Steel Bridge Coffee, has just the thing for you. He joins us on Waste Matters to tell his story of how bicycle-delivered coffee can appear right on your doorstep. But you won’t know if you don’t tune in!
Can prisons change their colors from grey to green? Santiam Correctional Institution has a great story to tell about their efforts toward a more sustainable path. Susi and Nichole Hodgin break out the good news about what’s happening behind bars at this local state prison.
Salem Art Association’s Nichole Rose joins Waste Matters to paint us a portrait of the Association’s environmentally conscious efforts to be more sustainable. To make matters more interesting, this year’s Salem Art Fair is going to be a Zero-Waste event. You’re going, right? Tune in to get the back story.
Find out what happens to your recyclables after it leaves the curb and tune into Waste Matters on the Air to hear about Garten Services with special guest Gaelen McAllister. Gaelen will uncover some myths and give helpful tips to keep recycling running smoothly in our community.