To Be Released June 18, 2020 


A 2040 Blueprint for Pacific Northwest Leadership

Please join an important conversation focused on rethinking PNW waste and recycling systems:  


The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) is releasing a new report From Waste Management to Clean Materials. The webinar (a presentation and conversation) will take place Thursday, June 18th from Noon-1PM, registration required

CSI's New Report From Waste Management to Clean Materials Offers a Blueprint to Grow Jobs and Improve the Environment by Transforming the Pacific Northwest’s Waste and Recycling System 


  • The Conversation will be moderated by Nan McKay, CSI's Board President and a long-time leader in Washington’s environmental, municipal and foundation communities.  



  • Rhys Roth, Executive Director, The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure 

  • David Allaway, Senior Policy Analyst at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's Materials Management Program 

  • Alando Simpson, CEO, City of Roses Disposal & Recycling 

  • Juan Carlos Gonzales, Councilor, Oregon Metro 

The Following, including the executive summary and report will be available for download on June 18th, immediately following the webinar.   


CSI has developed the 5 Big Goals for 2040 series of reports to comprehensively detail a 20-year vision and pathway for transforming the PNW's infrastructure. The first report addressed Sustainable Infrastructure broadly, the second report focused on Energy, the third Water and now we are addressing the huge topic of Waste and materials management.   


Co-Funding Steering Committee:

Washington Department of Ecology

Oregon DEQ


King County

Lane County

Spokane County

City of Spokane

City of Olympia

Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

For more information


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(360) 867-8819


Our Mailing Address: 

120 State Ave NE #303

Olympia, WA 98501

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