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Pete Chism-Winfield

Update And History On The Single-Use Disposables Resolution

Can Portland ditch the disposables? In June 2018, Portland City Council directed the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) to develop a strategy to reduce single-use plastics and invite feedback from community members, hospitals and care facilities, and businesses that stock and supply straws. Let’s hear how things are going.


About The Speaker

Pete Chism Winfield

Pete Chism-Winfield

At the City of Portland, Pete works with a team within the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) that is responsible for program and policy development, specifically for commercial food scraps service, clean and safe collection, administrative rule development, and recovery rate calculation. BPS also provides long term planning, green building, energy conservation and renewable energy services. On the Board of The Association of Oregon Recyclers (AOR), Pete served as the chair board member. The association, 501 c(6), is focused on development and maintenance of a system of sustainable materials management in Oregon. AOR is a state recycling organization that provides education, networking and legislative opportunities for members to engage and participate.
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