Clackamas County ResourceFULL Use Workshop
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)
Dear Friends of ResourceFull Use:
We look forward to seeing you at the first Clackamas County ResourceFULL USE workshop!
When: Thursday February 21st, 2013 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Optional Tour of Exceed facility 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Where: Exceed Enterprises, 5285 SE Mallard Way, Milwaukie, OR.
Please pass this announcement on to colleagues and peers.
Coffee and Bob's Red Mill Goodies! Provided by Exceed Enterprises
Introductions Please be prepared to talk briefly about by-products or wastes you would like to find a home for, and show and tell about sample materials.
David Weiss, Business Finance Officer, Business Oregon will discuss the department's loan, loan guarantee and tax-exempt bond programs for financing capital investments related to reducing and reusing waste in your busines.
Jim Nelson, Supplier Development Leader, PCC Structurals Division will tell PCC's story of how they were able to establish successful by-product exchanges with ResourceFULL Use members.
Precision Castparts is the world leader in structural investment castings, forged components, airfoil castings for aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. Airbus, Boeing, GE, Rolls-Royce, and many other leading manufacturers depend on them for critical airframe, engine, power generation, and general industrial components. With few exceptions, every aircraft in the sky flies with parts made by PCC.
Resource *Speed Dating* Fast paced and fun exchange among participants about materials you have or need. Expect to discover interesting exchange or pollution prevention ideas!
You will be able to add your materials to the Materials Available/Wanted list.
Debrief and Wrap Up
11:30-12:00 Optional Tour of Exceed Enterprises
Thanks to Sponsors!
Clackamas County Office of Sustainability Recycle at Work Programprovides free, customized assistance to all types of businesses throughout the Clackamas area.
This FREE program provides your business with:
Help in identifying what can be recycled
Training for employees and custodial staff
Waste reduction tips
Our Sustainability Analysts can help connect your business with markets for materials that can be reused or recycled, analyze your waste stream, provide recognition through our BRAG program and connect you with partners to help save energy and water.
Exceed Enterprises is a nonprofit organization that provides Oregon companies with exceptional outsource services in packaging; manufacturing and assembly; and ancillary marketing support by a workforce of more than 150 people with disabilities. At our 32,000-square-foot production facility, we subcontract with local businesses such as Bob’s Red Mill, Daimler Trucks North America and The Kinetic Group to fulfill services such as kit assembly and brake cable manufacturing. Exceed also provides off-site work crews to partner businesses such as Georgia-Pacific, OIA Logistics and Coca-Cola.
For 44 years, top-tier companies have relied on Exceed for value-added results. Our responsive, flexible and agile staff has implemented LEAN manufacturing and ISO certification that reflect our commitment to process improvement. We are also constantly adopting sustainable work processes, including, but not limited to:
*Zero waste on manufactured steel cable components for one of our largest customers, Daimler Trucks North America.
*Establishing an off-site work crew that recycles used mattresses at Recology.
*Presenting customers with alternative, green packaging solutions.
Exceed is reliable, consistent and dependable. To learn more, please visit exceedpdx.com
When & Where
The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) is a nonprofit organization that is the Northwest’s leading source of high quality, unbiased pollution prevention (P2) information. PPRC works collaboratively to promote environmental protection through pollution prevention. PPRC believes that environmental and economic vitality go hand in hand, and that both are necessary to protect the high quality of life enjoyed in our region.
The Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA) is a leading national organization that helps industry and communities progress to zero waste. We are committed to open exchange and overcoming challenges through collaboration, applied research and innovation. ZWA leverages more than a decade of expertise, intellectual assets and the ability to bridge business, government, academics and non-governmental organizations. Our experience helps us build awareness of existing opportunities and advance industry and community capacity to successfully implement zero waste strategies.
The Columbia Corridor Association (CCA) is a 501(c)6 non-profit business association established in 1986. The Columbia Corridor stretches along the south shore of the Columbia River, from the Willamette River in the west to the Sandy River in the east. CCA is committed to promoting and enhancing the viability of the Corridor, benefiting our members and the local community, and assisting in the design and implementation of regulations.