Celeste McMickle is the Director of Client Solutions for TRUE Zero Waste certification with the USGBC. TRUE certification aims to support facilities and businesses in achieving their zero waste goals by providing a clear path to certification using a points-based rating system and educational tools such as the TRUE Advisor program. Celeste has a background in architecture and is a TRUE Advisor, LEED AP and LEED Green Rater. She serves on the board of NYSAR3 and the Brooklyn Solid Waste Advisory Board and is a certified Master Composter and Permaculture Designer. She is a 2021 recipient for the 40 under 40 award by Waste360. Celeste holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Sustainable Design from the San Francisco Institute of Architecture.