Speakers, 2020

Kaity Robbins

Kaity Robbins

Zero Waste Manager
Boston University
Angel Veza

Angel Veza

Senior Manager of Capital, Innovation, & Engagement
ReFED
Maggie Clarke, Ph.D.

Maggie Clarke, Ph.D.

Zero Waste Researcher
Zero Waste New York
Caroline Mitchell

Caroline Mitchell

Waste Reduction and Recycling Lead Specialist
City of Fort Collins
Christie Keith

Christie Keith

International Coordinator and US Executive Director
GAIA
Patrick Currier

Patrick Currier

Partner
S2CPacific
Enzo Favoino

Enzo Favoino

Scientific Coordinator
Zero Waste Europe and Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza
Martin Bourque

Martin Bourque

Executive Director
Ecology Center
Nina Goodrich

Nina Goodrich

Executive Director
GreenBlue/SPC
Casey Mahalik

Casey Mahalick

Senior Technical Associate - Environmental Sustainability
Colgate-Palmolive
David Krueger

David Krueger

Environmental Programs Manager
City of San Ramon
Laura Anthony

Laura Anthony

Program Coordinator
Save the Albatross
Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon

Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon

AGU/AAAS Congressional Science Fellow
Office of Senator Jeff Merkley
Samantha Sommer

Samantha Sommer

Director of Business Innovation
UPSTREAM
Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Vice President of Sustainability and Education
Earth Friendly Products
Matthew Cotton

Matthew Cotton

Owner
Integrated Waste Management Consulting, LLC
Susan Collins

Susan Collins

President
Container Recycling Institute
Jordan Fengel

Jordan Fengel

Sustainability Manager
TetraPak
Angela A. Moore

Angela A. Moore

Facilities and Sustainability Coordinator
Missouri Historical Society
Ashpreet Kaur

Ashpreet Kaur

PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Ecology
University of Florida
Sophia Huda

Sophia Huda

Vice President
Ohio Recycling Coalition
Elisa Seltzer

Elisa Seltzer

Senior Consultant
RRS
Arley Owens

Arley Owens

Executive Director
Ohio Recycling Coalition
Julie Sands Tyne

Julie Sands Tyne

Supervising Recycling Specialist
City of San Diego
Kelley Dennings

Kelley Dennings

Campaigner
Center for Biological Diversity
Shashawnda Campbell

Shashawnda Campbell

Community Organizer
South Baltimore Community Land Trust Inc
Clare Miflin

Clare Miflin

Founder
Center for Zero Waste Design
Bruce Buchan

Bruce Buchan

CEO
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions
Jamie Kaminski

Jamie Kaminski

Director of Policy
Zero Waste Canada
Lisa Skumatz

Lisa Skumatz

President / Principal
SERA
Stephanie Barger

Stephanie Barger

Director - TRUE Zero Waste Program
U.S. Green Building Council
Eric Winter

Eric Winter

SENIOR MANAGER, PRODUCT MARKETING
CLYNK
Julie Muir

Julie Muir

Zero Waste Manager
Stanford University
Pal Martensson

Pal Martensson

Zero Waste in Amazonia
Let´s Do It World
Sarah D OBrien

Sarah D OBrien

Director of Programs
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Dr. Dagny Tucker

Dr. Dagny Tucker

Founder
Vessel
David Pinsky

David Pinsky

Senior Plastics Campaigner
Greenpeace USA
Sarah D OBrien

Sarah D OBrien

Director of Special Initiatives and Stakeholder Engagement
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Meleny Thomas

Meleny Thomas

Community Organizer
South Baltimore Community Land Trust Inc
Rory Bakke

Rory Bakke

Principal
Sustainable Concepts Studio
Kate Bailey

Kate Bailey

Policy & Research Director
Eco-Cycle
Miriam Gordon

Miriam Gordon

Indisposable Communities Director
UPSTREAM
Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director
Zero Waste Sonoma
David Keeling

David Keeling

Board Member, Past President
National Recycling Coalition
Amy Marpman

Amy Marpman

Director of Sustainability
SBM
Joseph Button

Joseph Button

Director of Sustainability
Straus Family Creamery
Terry McDonald

Terry McDonald

Executive Director
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc.
Bob Gedert

Bob Gedert

President
NRC
Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

Co-President
Eureka Recycling
Paul Connett

Paul Connett

Author of “The Zero Waste Solution”, International Zero Waste Advocate and former chemistry Professor, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Zero Waste USA and Zero Waste International Alliance
Mary Curtiss

Mary Curtiss

Global Head of Energy and Sustainability
HP Inc.
Kate M Davenport

Kate M Davenport

Co President
Eureka Recycling
Lisa Pellegrino

Lisa Pellegrino

Strategic Partnerships Manager
TerraCycle
Neil Edgar

Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition
Cecilia Allen

Cecilia Allen

Global Projects Advisor
GAIA
Heidi Sanborn

Heidi Sanborn

Executive Director
National Stewardship Action Council
Timonie Hood

Timonie Hood

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator
U.S. EPA
Nichole Dorr

Nichole Dorr

Central California Regional Coordinator
PaintCare
Heather Trim

Heather Trim

Executive Director
Zero Waste Washington
Christienne de Tournay Birkhahn

Christienne de Tournay Birkhahn

Vice-Chair/Outgoing Chair
City of Berkeley Zero Waste Commission
Joseph Button

Joseph Button

Director of Sustainability
Straus Family Creamery
Michael J. Sangiacomo

Michael J. Sangiacomo

President & Chief Executive Officer
Recology, Inc.
Kate O'Neill

Kate O’Neill

Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California at Berkeley
Kira Stoll

Kira Stoll

Chief Sustainability & Carbon Solutions Officer
University of California, Berkeley
Gina Lee

Gina Lee

Founder
Upcyclers Network
Diane Cohen

Diane Cohen

The Future of Reuse, Materials Management and the Circular Economy
Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.
Crystal Dreisbach

Crystal Dreisbach

Founder & Director
Don't Waste Durham
Clarissa Morawski

Clarissa Morawski

CEO
Reloop Platform
Danner Doud-Martin

Danner Doud-Martin

Associate Director, International Business Development Program and Haas Staff lead for Zero Waste and Sustainability Task Force
Haas School of Business
Nathan Proctor

Nathan Proctor

Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair
U.S. PIRG
Kourtnii Brown

Kourtnii Brown

Founder and Director
Common Compost
Teresa Bradley

Teresa Bradley

CEO
Race to Zero Waste
Alice Koehler

Alice Koehler

SVP Marketing
WasteZero
Sarah Peery

Sarah Peery

Legislative Assistant
Office of Senator Rob Portman
Patrick Tierney

Patrick Tierney

CEO and Cofounder
Revolution Systems
Greg Sawtell

Greg Sawtell

Zero Waste Just Transition Director
South Baltimore Community Land Trust
Clare Miflin

Clare Miflin

Founder
Center for Zero Waste Design
Leah Tischler

Leah Tischler

Site Manager
SBM Sustainability Team
Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson

Global Vice President of Sustainability
SBM Management
Mandi McKay

Mandi McKay

Sustainability Manager
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
Alicia Culver

Alicia Culver

Executive Director
Responsible Purchasing Network
Jack McQuibban

Jack McQuibban

Cities Programme Coordinator
Zero Waste Europe
Gary Liss

Gary Liss

Co-Chair, NRC Conference Committee and Vice-President, Zero Waste USA
National Recycling Coalition
Bret Biggers

Bret Biggers

Economist
ISRI
Will Bakx

Will Bakx

Soil Scientist
Sonoma Compost/Renewable Sonoma
Clytie Binder

Clytie Binder

Community Composting Hubs in Brisbane Australia
Brisbane City Council, Australia
Yvette Arellano

Yvette Arellano

Founder
Fenceline Watch
Jessica Heiges

Jessica Heiges

PhD Candidate
UC Berkeley
Young Grguras

Young Grguras

Campaign Director
The Postlandfill Action Network
Ana Carvalho

Ana Carvalho

Board Member
Zero Waste International Alliance
Ruth Abbe

Ruth Abbe

President and Co-Chair
Zero Waste USA and Global Recycling Council of CRRA
AnaLisa Campos

AnaLisa Campos

Recycling Specialist
Riverside County Waste Resources
Manuel Medrano

Manuel Medrano

Environmental Services Manager
California Association of Market Development Zones / City of Chula Vista
Lin King

Lin King

Zero Waste Manager
University of California, Berkeley
Scott Cassel

Scott Cassel

Founder & CEO
Product Stewardship Institute
Faye Christoforo

Faye Christoforo

Co-Executive Director
Post-Landfill Action Network
Brett Rodgers

Brett Rodgers

Director of Communications
PaintCare
Daniel Sanchez

Daniel Sanchez

Co-Founder
Elica Avante
Marvin Hayes

Marvin Hayes

Program Manager
Baltimore Compost Collective Program
Jill Hamilton

Jill Hamilton

Legislative Assistant
Office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Anthony Rossi

Anthony Rossi

EVP, Global Business Development
TerraCycle & Loop
Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams

Assistant Manager, Sustainability
SBM
Joanie Burns

Joanie Burns

Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager
Amgen
Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony

President
Zero Waste International Alliance
Shane Trimmer

Shane Trimmer

Senior Policy Advisor
Office of United States Representative Alan Lowenthal
Portia Sinnott

Portia Sinnott

Program Director
Zero Waste USA
Alec Cooley

Alec Cooley

Senior Advisor
Busch Systems
Sophie Hahn

Sophie Hahn

Vice Mayor
City of Berkeley
Julie Sands Tyne

Julie Sands Tyne

Supervising Recycling Specialist
City of San Diego
Nicole Kenney

Nicole Kenney

Sustainability Manager
Lifelabs Design, Inc.
Jacky Brown

Jacky Brown

Vice President Of Retail
Goodwill Industries of San Diego County
Esra Tat

Esra Tat

Associate Director
Zero Waste Europe
Krietta Marley

Krietta Marley

Director of Operations
Foodprint Group
Nina Bellucci Butler

Nina Bellucci Butler

CEO
Stina, Inc.
Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman

Director of Waste to Wealth Initiative
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Dave Bennink

Dave Bennink

Director
Building Deconstruction Institute
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