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.
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.
Join host Alan Pennington as we learn about Willamette Ear, Nose, Throat, & Facial Plastic Surgery’s efforts to become a more green and sustainable business. Linda Nishioka, Director of the Facial Cosmetic Center and Patient Care Coordinator, fills us in on how WENTFLS worked to develop a medical recycling program while becoming EarthWISE certified.