2020-2021 Annual Webinar Series

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Upcoming Webinars

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Note: All webinars run from 10-11:30am PST. Webinar recordings and presentations will be posted on this webpage within a few weeks after a live webinar.


2020-2021 Webinar Recordings and Files

Research, Campaigns and More - the latest from Oregon's Work to Prevent the Wasting of Food

Date: Wednesday, September 30th from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (PST)

Summary: This webinar covers Oregon’s recent research (completed summer 2020) to identify effective messaging for households on preventing the wasting of food, how early phases of that research informed a COVID-19 “mini-campaign” on food waste prevention, and what’s next, now that the research phase is complete.  The webinar also covers Oregon’s recent lifecycle assessment study of the impacts of various food rescue channels, as well as previews plans for implementing Governor Kate Brown’s recent Executive Order on Climate that include direction to DEQ to reduce food waste in Oregon by half by 2030.

Speakers: Elaine Blatt, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Peter Canepa, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Moderated by Shannon Davis, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Webinar recording: View the Research, Campaigns and More - the latest from Oregon's Work to Prevent the Wasting of Food webinar 

Supporting Files: Presentation slides (PDF)


2019-2020 Webinar Recordings and Files

Local Government Policies to Drive Low-Carbon Concrete

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30am (PST)

Summary: Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world and is responsible for 6-10% of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions*. Proven alternative technologies and practices are readily available in the marketplace that can reduce these emissions by more than half.  Attend this webinar to hear about three different strategies being used by local governments to drive demand for low-carbon concrete, and learn how you can do it, too. *Source: Architecture 2030 (https://materialspalette.org/concrete/).

Speakers: Jordan Palmeri, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Alice Zanmiller, Marin County; Karen Cook, Alameda County; Stacey Foreman, City of Portland; Moderated by Miya Kitahara, Stop Waste

Webinar Recording: View the Local Goverment Policies to Drive Low-Carbon Concrete webinar

Supporting Files: Presentation slides (PDF) (62 pp)


Archived Webinars

Content from past webinar series, including recordings and presentations can be found on the Forum Webinars webpage.