Our Sustainability and Conscious Consumerism: In Systems and in Our Lives presentation with the wonderful Emily Quinton from PSU's Campus Sustainability Office went amazing! This event was super informative, so we want to share the wealth! Below are some of the highlights:
Learned about PSU's major climate commitments: Be carbon neutral by 2040, be resilient and adaptable, and be equitable.
PSU is shifting to a system where we are a Circular Economy (Referenced here)
The "Buyerarchy" (Referenced here)
For your use, below are supplemental materials from the event.
Here is the Zoom link to the event recording
Supplemental materials provided by Emily Quinton:
Articles related to waste & recycling activities in Oregon: Oregon wants companies to help pay for a new recycling system from OPB; Pacific NW states ponder paper and packaging EPR from Resource Recycling
Info on the Climate Champions program