Policy Development & Legislative Support

Gavel and GearsFull Circle’s twenty-plus years in the resource conservation field has been uniquely balanced between concrete, one-on-one business assistance on one hand, and policy development at the local, state and federal level on the other hand.

Drawing on rich experience within each realm, Full Circle has achieved a powerful cross-pollination between the two worlds. A morning spent on-site with a custodian is of equal value to an afternoon spent before a legislative committee. Each informs the other.

Indeed, each requires the other if we are going to achieve the systemic changes necessary for a balanced, on-going reliance on our natural resources.

A sample of Full Circle’s diverse policy work includes:

  • Development and implementation of purchasing policies for federal agencies (e.g. national parks)
  • Guidance on state agency options for supporting green design (Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality)
  • Support for product stewardship approaches to product management (testimony to WA legislature)
  • Options for institutionally supporting system-wide recycling improvements (school districts)

With graduate-level policy experience, professional degrees in diverse fields, and decades of real world experience, Full Circle staff stands ready. We can help you think through, inform, clarify, refine, deepen, and communicate your policy positions, and create effective strategies for implementing those positions.

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