Elena Mateo

Elena Mateo is co-director of the Alianza Zero Waste Costa Rica and has 25 years of experience in environmental education, natural resource management, conservation and sustainability. Elena is an advocate of activities that promote environmental and social awareness in the educational, public, private, NGO and community sectors. She works with schools, municipalities, and organizations in the implementation of Zero Waste policies and programs. She is a member of Zero Waste International Alliance’s (ZWIA) Board of Directors as well as Costa Rica’s Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Chamber’s (CANAECO) Board of Directors. Elena has a Master’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and another Master’s Degree in International Education.

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