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    Talking Trash Talking Trash Presentation Transcript

    • Talking Trash Meredith Sorensen
    • 4 things.
      • -Dumpster Diving 101
      • (waste assessments)
      • -Recycling in Portland
      • (why plastic bags hurt)
      • -Composting is Hot
      • (beyond the carbon/nitrogen strip tease)
      • -Waste and the World
      • (chuck me out there!)
    • Dumpster Diving 101
      • CES (Community Environmental Services)
    • We take your trash and sort it.
    • We weigh it. We take pictures, too.
    • People like numbers.
    •  
    • Recycling in Portland
    • All Together Now!
      • Paper
      • (no frozen food boxes)
      • Metal
      • (aluminum cans, tin cans, etc)
      • Plastic Bottles and Tubs
      • (no lids)
      • Why Plastic Bags Hurt…
      • (Glass, too)
    • Take Home Messages
      • No plastic bags in your recycling.
      • Keep glass on the side.
    • Composting is Hot
    • Why diverting food waste is a good idea:
      • It’s Heavy
      • (don’t truck it around)
      • It’s Rich in Nutrients
      • (soil amendment)
      • It’s Easy
      • (just let it sit there)
    • (and that whole global warming thing)
    • We recycle more… But…we buy more. (that’s not good)
    • Trash tells a story.
    • (and, unlike some storytellers, trash doesn’t lie.)
    • The World through the Eyes of a Garbologist
    • Trash and Treasure: Chuck Me Out There
    • Thanks! At your disposal: [email_address]