Oregon Metals Industry Roundtable

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The Oregon DEQ and PPRC Present the Oregon Metals Industry Roundtables

Our next Roundtable Event is June 29, 2022, 10am to 11:30am.

Topic: Tools & Resources to Reduce Toxics

Chemical evaluation and inventory tools
Self-assessment tools
Free technical assistance resources
… And more!

Speakers and details to be added soon.

Previous Roundtable topics and recordings are linked below. 

Contact Brittney Wendell bwendell@pprc.org to be added to announcements for future Roundtables.

Roundtable Dates and Topics

5/12/2021Safer Alternatives to Vapor Degreasing.  Presenter:  Katy Wolf, Ph.D
Industry Presentation:  Process Reduction of Zinc Reduces Stormwater Loading.  Presenter:  Scott Stewart, Blount International (Starts at 43:00 minutes) 
 9/22/2021Getting the Most from your Toxic Use and Hazardous Waste Reduction (TUHWR) Plan.  Presenter:  Alex Bertolucci, Oregon DEQ  (Review of plan basics and benefits of updating. Interactive worksheets and examples provided).

Industry Presentation: Boeing Portland Toxic Use Reduction and Hazardous Waste Journey.  Presenter:  John Rusoff, Boeing Portland.
2/23/2022Building Your Toxics Reduction Team, Part 1: Presentation Deck | Session Recording
·    Marie Hagenlock, Gerber Gear (starts 11:33)
·    Maia Halverson, Green Drop Garage (starts 26:30)
·    Lisa Cox, Oregon DEQ (starts 38:45)
·    Ulises Piccini, TE Connectivity (starts 49:15)
5/5/2022Building Your Toxcs Reduction Team, Part 2: Presentation Deck
Speakers and participants discussed the advantages and challenges vendors can pose in efforts to reduce workplace toxics.
Discussion Leaders/Presenters:
Katy Wolf, PhD
Amy Wentworth, Director of EHS, Pacific Seafood
Jill Tepe, PPRC Board of Directors
6/29/2022Tools & Resources to Reduce Toxics
8/24/2022Putting Pollution Prevention Into Action

Pollution Prevention Literature and Resources for Metal Industries