About The Speaker
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.