Sustainability -- Oregon, Recycling -- (Waste etc.), Waste minimization
Interview of Peter Spendelow by Angie Yzaguirre in downtown Portland, Oregon on November 17th, 2009.
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Peter Spendelow, born and raised in New York, has worked on solid waste and recycling issues for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) since 1985. He has overseen Oregon's seven waste composition studies since 1992. He has worked on issues such as oil recycling, the Oregon Bottle Bill, and solid waste policy development. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale, and a Doctorate in Zoology from the University of Washington. As of 2011, Peter Spendelow holds the position of Natural Resource Specialist with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and serves as president of Northwest VEG.
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Yzaguirre, Angie, "Interview with Peter Spendelow, Oregon DEQ, 2009 (audio)" (2009). Sustainability History Project. http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/10897