Waste Matters - On The Air

Sinopsis

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.

Episodios

  • 7-09-2020 Waste Matters: Russ Beaton and the Economics of Hope

    7-09-2020 Waste Matters: Russ Beaton and the Economics of Hope

    09/07/2020 Duración: 36min

    Can you imagine what a sustainable community might look like? Russ and Dave Beaton have and they've written a book, The Economics of Hope, about how it can work and what it might look like. Professor Russ tells us all about it on this week's edition of Waste Matters on the Air.

  • 06-25-2020 Waste Matters: Journeys…a Center for your soul

    06-25-2020 Waste Matters: Journeys…a Center for your soul

    25/06/2020 Duración: 19min

    Elaine Holcomb of Journeys...a Center for your Soul explains what they do and how they have created a business space that is both thoughtful and green.   Tune in to hear tips and ideas on how to include sustainability in a wellness setting.

  • 06-11-2020 Waste Matters: Salem Harvest with Elise Bauman

    06-11-2020 Waste Matters: Salem Harvest with Elise Bauman

    11/06/2020 Duración: 31min

    A large portion of the food grown in America is never harvested.  However, the non-profit Salem Harvest works with local farmers to pick those crops and get them to hungry mouths in the Mid-Willamette Valley.  Executive Director Elise Bauman explains how they do it.

  • 5-28-2020 Waste Matters: Food Waste Audits

    5-28-2020 Waste Matters: Food Waste Audits

    28/05/2020 Duración: 30min

    With 29% of commercial garbage in Marion County being food waste, local businesses are becoming innovative in ways to reduce. Food Waste audits and resources are available with the EarthWISE business network and audit pros, Mary Alice Mossburger and Florence Hall, share the ins and outs of how it's done. https://kmuz.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020-05-21-1300_Waste-Matters_Food-Waste-Audits.MP3.mp3

  • 5-14-2020 Waste Matters: Recycling legend John Matthews

    5-14-2020 Waste Matters: Recycling legend John Matthews

    14/05/2020 Duración: 41min

    What does Earth Day and recycling have in common? Recycling legend, John Matthews, recounts Oregon's first Earth Day in 1970 and how it launched a 50 year waste reduction effort here and across the nation.

  • 4-30-2020 Waste Matters: The Recycle Donald Project

    4-30-2020 Waste Matters: The Recycle Donald Project

    30/04/2020 Duración: 19min

    Master Recycler Lauren Ostrander discusses how she established the Recycle Donald Project to help spur her community to reduce waste.

  • 4-09-2020 Waste Matters: United Way Good 360 program

    4-09-2020 Waste Matters: United Way Good 360 program

    09/04/2020 Duración: 25min

      Colman Crocker shares how the Good 360 program collects unsold goods from some of the biggest vendors around and redistributes them to the needy via local non-profits.  It's a good story, for sure! 

  • 3-12-2020 Waste Matters: Green Prisons

    3-12-2020 Waste Matters: Green Prisons

    16/03/2020

    Can a penitentiary also be a "green prison?"  Dept. of Corrections staff Chad Naugle and Melissa Varcoe discuss sustainability efforts within the Oregon corrections system. It's captivating! 

  • 02-27-2020 Waste Matters: Green Events

    02-27-2020 Waste Matters: Green Events

    27/02/2020 Duración: 26min

    How does one run a "sustainable event?" Maryann Brunner, owner of MLB Solutions, explains how up-cycling, reuse, and sustainability can all be incorporated into whatever event you plan to have.

  • 2-13-2020 Waste Matters: When religion meets waste reduction

    2-13-2020 Waste Matters: When religion meets waste reduction

    13/02/2020 Duración: 28min

    Mount Angel Abbey's Brother Cyril Drnjevic relates how Pope Francis' document On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si` has impacted his work to reduce food waste in Marion County.

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