Metro and local governments adopted a regional food waste requirement to address the enormous environmental, economic and social impact of food waste. All businesses generating one 60-gallon roll cart or more of food scraps per week will be required to separate food scraps from garbage. By separating food scraps, this material can instead be used to create nutrient-rich fertilizer and clean energy.
Bring your questions to this webinar! There will be time for a Q&A session with a panel of local support staff working directly with businesses like yours and an industry expert. Learn how to set up a program to collect food scraps at your business to comply with the requirement. This webinar is co-hosted by Metro and the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA).
• Which businesses will be impacted and when
• How to implement a food scraps collection program
• Best practices and problem solving
• Free support and resources available to you
PRESENTERS & PANELISTS:
• Dena Hastings, Program Manager, Community Services & Education, Metro
• Jennifer Stefanick, Program Coordinator, Washington County
• Paul de Block, Engagement Coordinator, City of Portland
• Scott Youngblood, General Manager and Playground Director, Embassy Suites
• Carlo Lamagna, Chef/Owner, Magna Kusina
• Lisa Schroeder, Executive Chef/Owner, Mother’s Bistro
• Greg Astley, Director of Government Affairs, ORLA (moderator)