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Peter Van Houten

Peter Van Houten

General Manager, Bob’s Metals Inc.

Peter Van Houten is the General Manager of Portland, Oregon-based Bob’s Metals Inc., and the Co-Chairman of ISRI Youth Outreach Committee. An active member of ISRI for the past 13 years, Peter is passionate in his advocacy of youth education of recycling, and the advocacy of building strong partnerships between schools and local recycling processors. Peter holds a BA from Concordia University and an MBA from University of Portland.

All Sessions by Peter Van Houten

Day 4 – April 18 April 18, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Community Engagement: Your Facility and Local Schools

Meeting Room 201 AB: Level 2

Track: Federal, State, and Local Issues 🛈Topics may include zoning; public relations; lobbying local elected officials; local partnerships and; governmental relations; advocacy; local partnership and community collaborations.
Partnering with local school districts helps create a deeper understanding of the science behind recycling and the recycled materials industry. Highlighting different career paths in our industry for students and supporting the development of STEM practices bolster our future workforce. Hear from ISRI members, school representatives, and JASON Learning representatives as they share their success stories and supply the roadmap for your organization to further engage your community through the local schools.