Ms. Muir has managed Stanford University’s Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Composting Program for the last 25 years. She leads Stanford University toward a zero waste campus through a rigorous and comprehensive program of waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting. Julie has led over 30 audits of the campus trash to determine what can be done to further reduce waste to landfill and return more material back to industry. She enjoys most working with students and the campus community on waste reduction and educating on the connection between zero waste, sustainable materials management, the circular economy, and climate change. Julie Muir is Past-President and current Senior Adviser to the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) and Chair of the Zero Waste Campus Council of CRRA.
Zero Waste Manager