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Talking Trash

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  • 1. Talking Trash Meredith Sorensen
  • 2. 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!)
  • 3. Dumpster Diving 101
    • CES (Community Environmental Services)
  • 4. We take your trash and sort it.
  • 5. We weigh it. We take pictures, too.
  • 6. People like numbers.
  • 7.  
  • 8. Recycling in Portland
  • 9. All Together Now!
    • Paper
    • (no frozen food boxes)
    • Metal
    • (aluminum cans, tin cans, etc)
    • Plastic Bottles and Tubs
    • (no lids)
  • 10.
    • Why Plastic Bags Hurt…
    • (Glass, too)
  • 11. Take Home Messages
    • No plastic bags in your recycling.
    • Keep glass on the side.
  • 12. Composting is Hot
  • 13. 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)
  • 14. (and that whole global warming thing)
  • 15. We recycle more… But…we buy more. (that’s not good)
  • 16. Trash tells a story.
  • 17. (and, unlike some storytellers, trash doesn’t lie.)
  • 18. The World through the Eyes of a Garbologist
  • 19. Trash and Treasure: Chuck Me Out There
  • 20. Thanks! At your disposal: [email_address]

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