DEQ’s Materials Management Program generates dozens of reports a
year, ranging from highly technical, scientific papers to more accessible
studies, such as reports about recycling rates in Oregon. State agencies, local
governments, partner organizations, businesses and Oregonians rely on DEQ’s
reports to make decisions and stay informed. This page captures some of the
program’s more substantial reports, starting with the state’s 2050 Vision and
Framework for Action (Material Management’s credo), followed by strategic plans
and technical reports.
Management in Oregon: 2050 Vision and Framework
2050 Vision describes a desired future where Oregonians live within the limits
of their sustainable share of the world’s natural resources. This document
outlines a framework for action to help the state achieve the 2050 Vision.
This plan describes
the strategies, actions and priority materials for reuse, repair and product
lifespan extension for 2016 - 2021.
outlines DEQ’s five-year work priorities to encourage reductions in wasted food
across the supply chain.
Composting and Disposal
year, DEQ compiles data on post-consumer recycling that includes recovery and
disposal numbers, proving an overview of the amount of waste generated by
papers examining the life cycle impacts of materials