PRR Technical Council

Prevention, ReUse and Repair Technical Council

Prevention, Reuse and Repair Technical Council

... because recycling alone won't get us to Zero Waste.

PRR Mission Statement: To promote waste prevention, materials reuse and repair for the purpose of achieving Zero Waste in California and beyond.

Technical Council Goals:

·      Stimulate discussion of prevention, reuse and repair topics;

·      Promote prevention, reuse and repair activities; and

·      Advocate for policy and programs that promote prevention, reuse & repair.

·      Create a community of support for those doing prevention, reuse & repair work.

PAST EVENTS
Webinar Series
  1. Chris Rummell, SVdP Redux
  2. Jamie Facciola, Repair Revolution
  3. Kyle Pogue, CalRecycle—Food Recovery
  4. Amy Hammes & Sue Prelozni: Corporate Materials: Recovery & Donation
  5. Genevieve Abedon & Beth Terry—Plastics Pollution: Prevention & Reuse
  6. Karen Irwin: EPA Tool
  7. Sue Prelozni & Manuel Medrano, Binational Coalition
  8. Kyle Wiens, iFixit: Right to Repair
  9. Shawn Wood, City of Portland, Deconstruction

Coming up April 24, 2019: Holiday Waste Prevention

Other past activities include:
  • Conducting a state-wide study of reuse policy and programs; reporting the results of the study at CRRA conference
  • Promoting Plastic-free July
  • Promoting National Thrift Store Day
  • Promoting National Reuse Day
  • Promoting Buy Nothing Day
  • Facilitated topic lunches at CRRA conference
  • Sponsoring speaker at CRRA conference

 

 
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