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Webinar: Why Sustainable Consumption?

About This Speaker Series

As part of our Materials Management Through Sustainable Consumption Webinar Series, we invite guest speakers to share their views on sustainable consumption to get participants thinking and talking about new strategies for achieving our environmental goals.

Please note the opinions, ideas, or data presented by non-EPA speakers in this series do not represent EPA policy or constitute endorsement by EPA.


Contact: Viccy Salazar
(salazar.viccy@epa.gov), 206-553-1060

This webinar was offered as part of the Materials Management Through Sustainable Consumption Webinar Series.

In this session, we explored the key challenges and opportunities for sustainable consumption, nationally and internationally. The first part of this webinar explored the barriers to sustainable consumption, while in the second part, we covered the multiple links between climate change and economic growth.


Wednesday, October 10, 2012


David Allaway, Policy Analyst - Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
David Allaway is a senior policy analyst in the Solid Waste Program of Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality. He coordinates DEQ’s Waste Prevention Strategy and has contributed to several projects involving life-cycle analyses, including e-commerce packaging, water delivery systems, residential construction, end-of-life management of paint, community-scale recycling, and an economy-wide “carbon footprint” for all consumption in Oregon. David co-leads the Inventory Workgroup of the West Coast Forum on Climate and Materials Management and is a member of the Steering Committee of Wal-Mart’s Packaging Sustainable Value Network. He has a B.A. in Physics from Carleton College (Minnesota).

Duke Castle, Principal at the Castle Group - Lake Oswego
Duke Castle is the Principal at the Castle Group – Lake Oswego and Senior Associate at Natural Step Network. He has been a lecturer at the Oregon Sustainability Experience and spent time as an Adjunct Faculty at Marylhurst University.

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