WSRA Events 

Upcoming in 2018

WRED: The Shirt Off Your Back – The State of Textile Recycling, Reuse, and Repair Today

October 30, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
Check in will be available outside the main entrance of the store starting at 8:45 AM. The store opens at 9:00 AM and programming will start promptly at 9:15 AM. 
REI Flagship Store | 222 Yale Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 | MAP

Join WSRA and Zero Waste Washington as we explore the impact of textiles on the waste stream, consumer behavior related to buying clothing and other products, the reuse and recycling of textiles, as well as looking upstream to designers and brands who are weaving durability and sustainability into their products. We’ll hear from a number of experts from local and national leaders in clothing and gear reuse, fast fashion impacts, repair, and innovative design. Hosted by REI Co-Op at their flagship store we’ll hear about the challenges, innovations, and solutions that are available when it comes to the shirt on your back getting another life! 

Registration is now closed for this event as we've reached capacity.  



2018 Event Highlights

WRED: The Paper Chase - The Ins and Outs of Paper Recycling
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Olympia, WA
Find Presentations and More Information From the Event HERE.

Tour - Sort, Melt, Repeat: How Glass Gets Recycled - Tour of Strategic Materials and Ardagh Group
July 25th & 26th, 2018 | Seattle, WA
View photos on our Facebook Page and find out more about Ardagh's products HERE

Tour - Repurpose, Reuse and Recycle; the Washington State Surplus Operation
June 28, 2018 | Washington State Surplus | 7511 New Market St SW, Tumwater, WA 98501

2018 Conference and Trade Show - Navigating the Waves of Change
May 20-23 | Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, WA

ContaminationFest 2018 - From Consumer to Bin to Truck to MRF
March 29, 2018 | LeMay Pierce County Refuse, Tacoma, WA
Find Presentations and More Information From the Event HERE.

Tour - Nucor Steel Seattle 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - Nucor Steel Seattle Inc.