Kate M Davenport

Kate Davenport is the co-president of Eureka Recycling, a zero-waste social enterprise that demonstrates zero waste as a strategy to address climate change, local economic development, workforce development and inclusion and social and environmental justice located in the Twin Cities. With key recycling contracts servicing the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and over 100 employees, Eureka has invested over $20 million in their MRF and recycling collections over the last 17 years. Previous to the role of Co-President, Davenport was the director of business development at Eureka and led on merging Eureka’s mission and values with business development, materials marketing, and operational systems change and efficiencies.
Previous to Eureka, Kate co-developed operations for Envirelation, the first commercial organics collection service in Washington, D.C. She worked with Flexcar and the Zipcar, the first car sharing companies in the US. Kate was a Program Director at EcoVentures International with a focus on environmental microenterprise development in East Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean, and the US. Kate has a B.A. from Tufts University.

Eureka Recycling
Co President