All Speakers, 2021

Crystal Dreisbach

Crystal Dreisbach

Founder & Director
Don't Waste Durham
Maggie Gainer

Maggie Gainer

ZERO WASTE HUMBOLDT Co-Founder
ZERO WASTE HUMBOLDT
Stephanie Barger

Stephanie Barger

Director - TRUE Zero Waste Program
U.S. Green Building Council
Sarah Goff

Sarah Goff

Executive Director & Co-founder
The Repurpose Project
Camille Sowinski

Camille Sowinski

Managing Member
BCK Programs, LLC
Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer

Sustainable Food Programs Coordinator
University of California, Merced
Krietta Marley

Krietta Marley

Director of Operations
Foodprint Group
Mark Patti

Mark Patti

Senior Program Coordinator
Mattress Recycling Council
Angela Moore

Angela A. Moore

Sustainability Coordinator
Missouri Historical Society
Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams

Assistant Manager, Sustainability
SBM
Jamie Kaminski

Jamie Kaminski

Director of Policy
Zero Waste Canada
Dr. Dagny Tucker

Dr. Dagny Tucker

Founder
Vessel
Sally Brown

Sally L. Brown

Research Professor
University of Washington
Kelley Dennings

Kelley Dennings

Campaigner
Center for Biological Diversity
Jason Litt

Jason Litt

Director of Innovation
Ingenium Group, LLC
Will Zurier

Will Zurier

Program Manager
SWEEP Standard
Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman

Director of Waste to Wealth Initiative
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Bob Gedert

Bob Gedert

President
NRC
Kristine Kubat

Kristine Kubat

Executive Director
Recycle Hawaii
Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown

Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Microsoft
Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony

President
Zero Waste International Alliance
Alex Nichols-Vinueza

Alex Nichols-Vinueza

Manager, Food Loss & Waste
World Wildlife Fund
Susan Long

Susan Long

Sustainability Initiative Manager
REI Co-Op
Jack McQuibban

Jack McQuibban

Cities Programme Coordinator
Zero Waste Europe
Amanda Kaminsky

Amanda Kaminsky

Founder + Principal
Building Product Ecosystems LLC
Scott J Morrison

Scott J Morrison

Reusables
DreamZero
Ashpreet Kaur

Ashpreet Kaur

PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Ecology
University of Florida
Brenda Platt

Brenda Platt

Director, Composting for Community Initiative
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Vice President of Sustainability and Education
Earth Friendly Products
Linda Norris-Waldt

Linda Norris-Waldt

Director of Advocacy and Chapter Relations
US Composting Council
Kevin Koertje

Kevin Koertje

Sales Leader
Boise Paper
Maurice M Sampson II

Maurice M Sampson II

The Evolving Consensus on EPR
Niche Recycling, Inc
Mary Curtiss

Mary Curtiss

Global Head of Energy and Sustainability
HP Inc.
Charles Moore

Charles Moore

Research Director
Moore Institute for Plastic Pollution Research
Casey Mahalik

Casey Mahalick

Senior Technical Associate - Environmental Sustainability
Colgate-Palmolive
Heather Trim

Heather Trim

Executive Director
Zero Waste Washington
Nicole Kenney

Nicole Kenney

Sustainability Manager
Lifelabs Design, Inc.
Angela Howe

Angela Howe

Legal Director
Surfrider Foundation
Joshua Bradley

Joshua Bradley

Operations Manager
Compass
Timonie Hood

Timonie Hood

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator
U.S. EPA
Kelly Jaramillo

Kelly Jaramillo

Regional Sustainable Operations Specialist and National Greening Fire Team Chairperson
USDA Forest Service
Amity Lumper

Amity Lumper

Waste Composition MythsBusters: Pandemic Trends
Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.
Kate Bailey

Kate Bailey

National Policy Coordinator
Alliance of Mission-Based Recyclers (AMBR)
Young Grguras

Young Grguras

Campaign Director
The Postlandfill Action Network
Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle

Director TRUE
USGBC
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Maricon Alvarez

Maricon Alvarez

Program Manager
Mother Earth Foundation
Joanie Burns

Joanie Burns

Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager
Amgen
Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Zero Waste USA Associate, City of Berkeley Zero Waste Commission Chair
Zero Waste USA
Clare Miflin

Clare Miflin

Founder
Center for Zero Waste Design
Leah Tischler

Leah Tischler

Account Manager, Sustainability
SBM
Nina Bellucci Butler

Nina Bellucci Butler

CEO
Stina, Inc.
Jessica Heiges

Jessica Heiges

PhD Candidate
UC Berkeley
Lori Mendez

Lori Mendez

Esq. , MAS-MBC
Save The Albatross Coalition
Portia Sinnott

Portia Sinnott

Program Director
Zero Waste USA
Elena Mateo

Elena Mateo

Director
Alianza Zero Waste Costa Rica
Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

Co-President
Eureka Recycling
Hayden Sloan

Hayden Sloan

Director of Communications
Race to Zero Waste
Brian Balukonis

Brian Balukonis

Moderator for Recycling Market Development and Infrastructure
Independent Consultant
Gary Liss

Gary Liss

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

Laura Anthony

Program Coordinator
Save the Albatross
Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson

Global Vice President of Sustainability
SBM Management
Barbara Larson

Barbara Larson

Environmental Educator, Waste Diversion Program Manager
BCK Programs
Bergen Hubert

Bergen Hubert

Manager, Built Environment
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII)
Mike Gable

Mike Gable

Executive Director
Construction Junction
Calvin Lakhan

Calvin Lakhan

Professor, Ph.D.
York University
Natalie Lessa

Natalie Lessa

Founder, Consultant and Education and Outreach Specialist
ReCREATE Waste Collaborative
Angel Veza

Angel Veza

Senior Manager of Capital, Innovation, & Engagement
ReFED
Samantha Sommer

Samantha Sommer

Director of Business Innovation
Upstream
Daniel Sanchez

Daniel Sanchez

Co-Founder
Elica Avante
Yvette Arellano

Yvette Arellano

Founder
Fenceline Watch
Saskia van Gendt

Saskia van Gendt

Head of Sustainability
Rothy's
Stephanie Katsaros

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder and President
Bright Beat
Kaela Martins

Kaela Martins

Manager, Environmental Programs & Retail Compliance Center
Retail Industry Leaders Association
Susan Collins

Susan Collins

President
Container Recycling Institute
Meghna Dhawan

Meghna Dhawan

SH&E Manager
Nestle Health Sciences
Bryan S Ukena

Bryan S Ukena

CEO
Recycle Ann Arbor
Dr. 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
Eric Winter

Eric Winter

Senior Manager, Product Marketing
CLYNK
Mersy Maradiaga

Mersy Maradiaga

Sustainability Engineer
Turner Construction
Olivia Sanchez

Olivia Sanchez

Recycling & Community Outreach Program Coordinator
Riverside County - Department of Waste Resources
Kurt Bjorkman

Kurt Bjorkman

General Manager
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
Pål Mårtensson

Pål Mårtensson

Zero Waste in Amazonia
Let´s Do It World
Lindsey Hoell

Lindsey Hoell

CEO
Dispatch Goods
Susan Green

Susan Green

Senior Sourcing Manager
Piper Aircraft Inc.
Diane Cohen

Diane Cohen

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

Jill Donello

Manager of Educational Programs
GreenEducation.US
Hannah Johnson

Hannah Johnson

Founder
Human Eco Consulting
Lauren Hibbert

Lauren Hibbert

TRUE intern
USGBC
Denise Braun

Denise Braun

Founder & Principal
All About Waste
Mateus PeÇanha

Mateus PeÇanha

Executive Director
Instituto Lixo Zero Brasil
Rebecca Graham

Rebecca Graham

Project Manager, Communications
MIG
Amanda Rice Waddle

Amanda Rice Waddle

Director of Zero Waste
The Repurpose Project & Zero Waste Gainesville
Jasmine Johnson

Jasmine Johnson

Horticulturist and lead on BPCA's Zero Waste Advisory Community
Battery Park City Authority
Alejandra Warren

Alejandra Warren

Co-Founder & Executive Director
Plastic Free Future
Ruth Abbe

Ruth Abbe

President and Co-Chair
Zero Waste USA and Global Recycling Council of CRRA
Freddy Coronado

Freddy Coronado

Advisor
Zero Waste Youth USA
Enzo Favoino

Enzo Favoino

Scientific Coordinator - Zero Waste Europe
Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza
Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson

President
RecycleWorlds Consulting
Rob Watson

Rob Watson

Founder and President
SWEEP Standard
Heidi Solba

Heidi Solba

President and Head of global network
Let's Do It World
Sofi Armenakian

Sofi Armenakian

Director of Operations and Sustainability
Atlanta Hawks
Dan Noble

Dan Noble

Compost Renewable Carbon Management Collaboration at the Local Level
Association of Compost Producers
Kevin Drew

Kevin Drew

Senior Zero Waste Specialist
City of San Francisco Department of Environment
Carlie Bullock-Jones

Carlie Bullock-Jones

Founder and Principal
Ecoworks Studio
Marialyce Pedersen

Marialyce Pedersen

Moderator + panelist
TRUE Zero Waste
Amy Marpman

Amy Marpman

Director of Sustainability
SBM
Lisa Skumatz

Lisa Skumatz

President / Principal
SERA
Garr Punnett

Garr Punnett

Chief of Staff
Rheaply
Carolina Leonhardt

Carolina Leonhardt

Sr. Manager, Environmental Responsibility
Clif Bar
Jesse Maxwell

Jesse Maxwell

Advocacy & Safety Senior Manager
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
Daniel Hartsig

Daniel Hartsig

Executive Director
WasteCap Resource Solutions
Eric Ritz

Eric Ritz

Founder and Executive Director
Global Inheritance
Justin Stockdale

Justin Stockdale

Director of CHaRM and Business Operations
Eco-Cycle
Sue Pinera

Sue Pinera

Senior National Sustainability Manager
SBM
Bruce Buchan

Bruce Buchan

CEO
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions
Jordan Fengel

Jordan Fengel

Sustainability Manager
TetraPak
Adoma Addo

Adoma Addo

Population and Sustainability Intern
Center for Biological Diversity