Materials Management through Sustainable Consumption Series (2012-2013)

This webinar series is designed to provide examples of communities around the U.S. and internationally that are reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by creating more sustainable patterns of consumption. The series focused on helping regulators and environmental management experts share information about existing research, programs, and practices, as well as perspectives from citizens and businesses.





Research Findings on Effective Waste Prevention Strategies

February 11, 2014

David Allaway, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Sara Giorgi, Brook Lyndhurst, London, United Kingdom; Babe O’Sullivan, City of Eugene, OR

Climate Friendly Government Purchasing

December 10, 2013

Madalyn Cioci, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Leslie Kochan, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Tina Simcich, Washington State Department of Ecology

2050 Vision for Materials Management: New Frontiers in Sustainable Consumption

September 24, 2013

Abby Boudouris and Jordan Palmeri, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Driving Change with the Story of Stuff’s Annie Leonard

September 10, 2013

Annie Leonard, Founder of the Story of Stuff Project and author of The Story of Stuff

Valuing "Stuff": Innovative Ways to Better Understand Consumption, Materials, and the US Economy

June 25, 2013

Madalyn Cioci, Senior Program Administrator, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Sean McGuire, Director of Sustainability Policies, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

International Perspectives and Efforts in Sustainable Consumption

May 14, 2013

Derry Allen, Counselor, EPA's Office of Environmental Policy Innovation; Jeffrey Barber, Executive Director, Integrative Strategies Forum; Ted MacDonald, EPA's Office of Global Affairs and Policy; Lars Fogh Mortensen, Head of Sustainable Consumption & Production Group, European Environment Agency (EEA)

Addressing Consumption in Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Climate Action Planning

April 9, 2013

David Allaway, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Matt Kuharic, King County, Washington; Shannon Davis, U.S. EPA

Harnessing Social Media and Electronic Platforms for Repair and Peer to Peer Sharing in Communities

March 12, 2013

Kyle Wiens, iFixit

Outreach Strategies to Promote Thoughtful Consumption

February 12, 2013

Babe O’Sullivan, City of Eugene, OR; Alicia Polacok, City of Portland, OR; Leslie Carlson, Marketing and communications

Public Attitudes Regarding Sustainable Consumption

December 11, 2012

Tom Bowerman, Policy Interactive; Connie Roser-Renouf, George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication; Maria Csutora, Sustainability Indicators Research Center at Corvinus University of Economic Sciences

Why Sustainable Consumption Part 2: The Business Case for Sustainable Consumption

November 13, 2012

Robert ter Kulie, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability, PepsiCo; Kevin Myette, Director of Product and Supply Chain Sustainability, REI

Why Sustainable Consumption: Opportunities and Barriers

October 10, 2012

David Allaway, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Duke Castle, Natural Step Network