Events: upcoming conferences and webinars

International Stewardship Forum

  • Date: April 4-5, 2018
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Description: The Global Product Stewardship Council, supported by the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy, is staging an international forum on product stewardship to gain practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs across a broad range of products and substances. The forum will help inform the government's review of the Australian Product Stewardship Act 2011 (Act). Stewardship experts from the OECD, WEEE Forum, PET Recycling Company (PETCO of South Africa), DASTRI (French sharps stewardship organization), Plasticity Forum and Ocean Recovery Alliance (Hong Kong and globally), Steward Wise (Canada), and Lorax Compliance Ltd (UK) will speak.
  • Registration: www.eventbrite.com.au/
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
  • Date: April 28, 2018, 10am-2pm
  • Location: local police stations nationwide
  • Description: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
  • More info: takebackday.dea.gov
Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) annual conference
  • Date: May 20-23, 2018
  • Location: Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, WA
  • Registration: wsra.net/conference
Sustainable Oregon 2018