Speakers, 2022

Alina Bekkerman

Alina Bekkerman

Zero Waste Consultant, Board Member NCRA
NCRA - Northern California Recycling Association
Amanda Rice Waddle

Amanda Rice Waddle

Director of Zero Waste
The Repurpose Project & Zero Waste Gainesville
Lael Giebel

Lael Giebel

Director of Global Sustainability
KnowBe4
Jessica Heiges

Jessica Heiges

PhD Candidate
University of California, Berkeley
Rachana Shah

Rachana Shah

Zero Waste Consultant
Common Ground Compost
Patricia Lloyd

Patricia Lloyd

Director of Sustainability
Leopardo Companies, Inc.
Lori Mendez

Lori Mendez

Esq. , MAS-MBC
Save The Albatross Coalition
Stephanie Barger

Stephanie Barger

Director - TRUE Zero Waste Program
U.S. Green Building Council
Freddy Coronado

Freddy Coronado

Advisor
Zero Waste Youth USA
Donald Thomson

Donald Thomson

Founder & CEO
Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration/CRDC Global
Stephanie Regni

Stephanie Regni

Founder & Owner
Fillgood
Mardis Bagley

Mardis Bagley

Co-Founder & Creative Director
Nonfiction
Gary Liss

Gary Liss

Vice-President, Zero Waste USA
Zero Waste USA
Bob Watts

Bob Watts

Executive Director
Chester County Solid Waste Authority (CCSWA)
Mike Ewall

Mike Ewall

Executive Director
Energy Justice Network
Amy Marpman

Amy Marpman

Director of Sustainability
SBM Management
Natalie Lessa

Natalie Lessa

Founder, Consultant and Education and Outreach Specialist
ReCREATE Waste Collaborative
Whitney Amaya

Whitney Amaya

Incinerator Organizer
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
Holly Griffith

Holly Griffith

Certification Program Manager
TRUE Certification for Zero Waste
Adriana Velázquez

Adriana Velázquez

Senior Project Engineer
Metro Vancouver
Maggie Clarke, Ph.D.

Maggie Clarke, Ph.D.

Chair, Long Range Planning Committee
Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board
Heather Trim

Heather Trim

Executive Director
Zero Waste Washington
Celia Ristow

Celia Ristow

Certification Manager
TRUE Certification for Zero Waste
Mathew Lubari

Mathew Lubari

Founder and Executive Director
Community Creativity For Development (CC4D-Uganda)
Max Wechsler

Max Wechsler

Operations Manager
Urban Ore
Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer

Sustainable Food Programs Coordinator
University of California, Merced
Bart Miller

Bart Miller

Director of EH&S
Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery
Terry McDonald

Terry McDonald

Executive Director
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc.
Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle

Director, Client Solutions
TRUE Certification for Zero Waste
Alejandra Warren

Alejandra Warren

Executive Director and Co-Founder
Plastic Free Future
Sal Evola

Sal Evola

Director of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs
Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery
Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony

President
Zero Waste International Alliance
Kelley Dennings

Kelley Dennings

Campaigner
Center for Biological Diversity
Ruth Abbe

Ruth Abbe

President
Zero Waste USA
Portia Sinnott

Portia Sinnott

Program Director
Zero Waste USA
Michelle DeHaven

Michelle DeHaven

Program Manager
Environmental Finance Center at Wichita State University
Stacy Savage

Stacy Savage

Founder & CEO
Zero Waste Strategies LLC
Brenda Platt

Brenda Platt

Director, Composting for Community Initiative
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson

Global VP, Sustainability
SBM Management Services
Froilan Grate

Froilan Grate

President
Mother Earth Foundation
Sarah Baillie

Sarah Baillie

Population and Sustainability Organizer
Center for Biological Diversity
Grace Liao

Grace Liao

Senior Associate
Food Works Group
Jackie Suggitt

Jackie Suggitt

Director of Capital, Innovation & Engagement
ReFEC
Alex Danovitch

Alex Danovitch

Principal
Nothing Left to Waste
Jay Bassett

Jay Bassett

Former Principal and Policy Advisor
US EPA
Daniella Menendez

Daniella Menendez

Outreach Coordinator
Race to Zero Waste
Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman

Director
The Recycling Cornucopia Project, Zero Waste USA
Rachel Greer

Rachel Greer

Circular economy and transitions expert
Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT) - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Win Cowger, PhD

Win Cowger, PhD

Environmental Scientist
Moore Institute for Plastic Pollution Research
Anna Dengler

Anna Dengler

Senior Sustainability Advisor
Great Forest
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Evelyn Ferreira

Evelyn Ferreira

San Francisco International Airport: A Model for Zero Waste Airport Design and Operations
San Francisco International Airport
Brittany Rosenberg

Brittany Rosenberg

Director
National Recycling Calendar
Sam Yeoman

Sam Yeoman

Sustainability Program Manager
The SWEEP Standard
Rob Watson

Rob Watson

Founder and President
SWEEP Standard
Josh Simpson

Josh Simpson

Vice President
Little Kamper, LP
Steven Finn

Steven Finn

VP of Sustainability and Public Affairs
Leanpath
Nivi Achanta

Nivi Achanta

CEO & Community Leader
Soapbox Project
Liz Murphy

Liz Murphy

Co-Founder & President
Sustainability is Sexy
Alison Mountford

Alison Mountford

Founder/Chef
Ends+Stems
Fredrika Syren

Fredrika Syren

Founder/Owner
Zero Waste Family
Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Zero Waste USA Associate, City of Berkeley Zero Waste Commission Chair
Zero Waste USA
Raphaelo James D. Villavicencio

Raphaelo James D. Villavicencio

Program Manager
Mother Earth Foundation
Pål Mårtensson

Pål Mårtensson

World Ambassador & World Mapper
Let's Do It World
Nicole Kenney

Nicole Kenney

Program Manager for Sustainable Packaging
Cisco Systems
Matt Prindiville

Matt Prindiville

CEO
Upstream
Ryan McMullan

Ryan McMullan

Sustainability Director, MESM, TRUE Advisor
Mattress Recycling Council
Michelle Barton

Michelle Barton

Zero Waste Education Manager
Home ReSource
Bruce Buchan

Bruce Buchan

CEO & Founder
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions
Adoma Addo

Adoma Addo

Population and Sustainability Intern
Center for Biological Diversity
Joanie Burns

Joanie Burns

Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager
Amgen
Laura Anthony

Laura Anthony

President
Zero Waste San Diego
Santosh Kumar Mishra

Santosh Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.

S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Mumbai, India
Nikhil Balachandran

Nikhil Balachandran

CEO
Zabble Inc.
Alyson Schill

Alyson Schill

CEO
Careit
Sara Fuentes

Sara Fuentes

Co Founder and President
Smart Waste
Kearni Warren

Kearni Warren

Organizer
Energy Justice Network
Peter Mui

Peter Mui

Founder
Fixit Clinic