The AOC Solid Waste Subcommittee of the Energy, Environment and Land Use Steering Committee met in Portland and visited two sites dedicated to reducing the flow of waste into the landfills. The subcommittee first met at Metro and discussed Metro’s plans for the future of Household Hazardous Waste Extended Producer Responsibility legislation.


Metro Paint Processing Facility

The group then went to MetroPaint’s processing facility where they were able to see the process MetroPaint goes through to process the latex paint collected by PaintCare. They have a wide selection of paint available for sale and MetroPaint guarantees certain colors will be in stock into the future. The group then visited