Zero Waste Approach to Wildland Fire Response

December 9, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 12:30 am

Speaker: Moderator: Jeremy Drake • Panelists: Hannah Johnson, Kelly Jaramilllo

2021, December 9 • 12:00pm – 12:30pm – Track D

Wildfires are one of the many growing challenges of climate change. As fires increase in number, size, and ferocity, some see the opportunity to rethink wildfire response through the lens of Zero Waste. Two practitioners in the field of sustainable emergency response will offer examples of approaches being implemented now and those to come.

Moderator: Jeremy Drake, Zero Waste USA, Principal, Strategy Zero Waste Solutions


  • Hannah Johnson, Founder, Human Eco Consulting
  • Kelly Jaramillo, Regional Sustainable Operations Specialist and National Greening Fire Team Team, U.S. Forest Service