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Judy Combs

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Recycled products -- Oregon, Sustainability, Employee Health Promotion


Interview of Judy Combs by Nazer Frias at Clackamas, Oregon on May 17th, 2010.

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As of 2010, Judy Combs worked for Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region, managing the Green Team website.


Judy Combs is a Green Team member of the Northwest Region of Kaiser Permanente. Ten percent of her duties are related to the Green Team of Kaiser. She updates the website, promotes alternative transportation, healthy eating habits, and general health for employees. The website offers various tools to engage employees with the community, using various sustainable practices. Thriving Across America is Kaiser’s online program that encourages people be get involved and be aware of Kaiser’s commitment to their employees as well as their patients. Ms. Combs defines sustainability as protecting and conserving our current natural resources so as not to affect future generations meeting their needs.

This interview is part of “The Sustainability History Project: Documenting Sustainable Development and Practice in the Pacific Northwest” at Portland State University.


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