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Clark County ResourceFULL Use Workshop
Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (PDT)
Dear Friends of ResourceFull Use:
We look forward to seeing you at the first Clark County ResourceFULL USE workshop!
When: Thursday March 14th, 2013
9:00-9:30 a.m. Coffee and Informal Networking
9:30-11:30 a.m. Workshop
Where: Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
Samples or Photos of By-Products
Please pass this announcement on to colleagues and peers.
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.
James Kinen, TetraPak Connected with a privately held corporation launched in Sweden in 1952, TetraPak employs 22,000 people worldwide. The Vancouver facility produces gable-top packages for milk, juice and other liquid and food products and set a record in 2011, selling 1.3 billion liters of packaging. The company is working steadily towards reducing its carbon footprint to help the planet as well as to further drive costs down.
James will talk about TetraPak's extensive efforts at creating a waste free facility as well as by-products might be of interest to trading partners.
Doug Moody, WaferTech Founded as a U.S. limited liability company in June 1996, WaferTech was the first dedicated semiconductor contract manufacturer, also known as a pure-play foundry, in the United States. WaferTech is solely committed to manufacturing our customer's integrated circuits (ICs), also known as "computer chips." WaferTech is located on 260 acres in Camas, Washington, in a 1-million-square-foot fabrication complex.
No stranger to by-product exchange, Doug will present WaferTech's Case Study about how they have partnered to find secondary users for their mateials
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
Thanks to the Workshop Sponsor!
The Clark County Green Business Program offers free resources and technical assistance to help businesses reduce their environmental impact and operate more efficiently. We provid six online assessments and recognize business achievements in these key areas:
Learn more at www.clarkgreenbiz.com
Clark County Environmental Services
(360)397-2121 ext. 4300
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.