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Restaurants, food-related businesses invited to workshop on waste reduction

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ASHLEY TJADEN - Market of Choice in West Linn not only makes great food. The business is praised by Clackamas County for a 'wonderful, spectacular' food waste reduction program.Restaurants and other businesses in western Clackamas County are invited to the Commercial Composting and Food Waste Reduction Workshop set for 2-4:30 p.m. March 10 at Gubanc’s Pub & Restaurant, 16008 Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego.

Hosted by the Clackamas County Office of Sustainability, city of Lake Oswego and Republic Services, the event is free. Participants from local restaurants, hotels, grocery stores and other food generators will learn how their business can reduce waste and save money through food scrap collection, food scrap composting and other waste reduction programs.

  Businesses that register and attend will receive a waste reduction kit from Clackamas County.

Republic Services also plan to award a free month of garbage service to a select Republic customer attending the event. Further, that customer also will be given a pair of tickets to the March 30 Portland Trail Blazers game with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Space is limited, so no more than two people per business may register to attend. Registration is available online at savingsworkshop.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Ashley Tjaden in the Clackamas County Office of Sustainability at 503-742-4469 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




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