Maurice M Sampson II

Maurice Sampson has served as the Eastern Pennsylvania Director for Clean Water Action since 2016. His career as an environmental advocate spans 50 years beginning at age 15 and the first Earth Day in 1970. He served among the nation’s first Recycling Coordinators for the cities of Newark NJ and Philadelphia PA in 1982 and … Read more

Sally L. Brown

Sally Brown

Sally has worked extensively with compost and municipal biosolids. She writes a regular column for Biocycle Connect and has won multiple awards for her work University of WashingtonResearch Professor

Enzo Favoino

Enzo Favoino is with Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza, a not-for-profit Research Centre based in Northern Italy. He and his team have long been involved across Europe in operational, scientific and technical issues related to optimisation of schemes for separate collection, definition and implementation of Zero Waste programmes, process management in composting and anaerobic … Read more

Amity Lumper

Amity is President and Owner at Cascadia Consulting Group, a small women-owned sustainability firm with offices in Seattle, WA and Oakland, CA. She brings 25 years of experience in Zero Waste and has served various cities, corporations, universities, and institutions across North America. Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.Waste Composition MythsBusters: Pandemic Trends

Mark Patti

Mark Patti

Mark Patti is the Southern California Senior Program Coordinator for the Mattress Recycling Council. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California with Bachelors Degrees in Geography and Environmental Studies. Following the completion of his degrees in college, Mark entered the public sector working for two municipalities in Los Angeles County assisting with … Read more

Kate Bailey

Kate is a founding member of AMBR, the Alliance for Mission-Based Recyclers, which works at the national level to improve recycling and reduce plastic waste. Kate is also the Policy and Research Director for Eco-Cycle, based in Colorado, and has over 15 years of experience working on Zero Waste policies at the local and state … Read more

Linda Norris-Waldt

Linda Norris-Waldt is Director of Advocacy and Chapter Relations for the US Composting Council, a national trade organization that advocates for the commercial composting industry. She was director of recycling for Frederick County from 1989-1999, and is a member of the MD-DC Composting Council Steering Committee and Maryland Compost Advocacy Coalition; and is part of … Read more

Kristine Kubat

Kristine Kubat was born and raised in Eastern Pennsylvania and has lived in Hawaii for the past 40 years. She feels blessed to live in close proximity to her two children and five grandchildren on Hawaii Island, in Hilo. Kristine brings a lifetime of experience as an environmental and social justice activist to her current … Read more

Rebecca Graham

Rebecca has 20 years of public relations and marketing experience with government, public health initiatives, non-profits, community groups, and green products. In her work as part of MIG’s communications division, Rebecca connects communities to the public services and agencies that seek to support them, providing comprehensive communications guidance for change-makers across print, web, social media, … Read more

Maggie Gainer

Maggie Gainer’s Community Development approach to public education and outreach is driven by two essential goals: Behavior Change and Capacity-building. She has provided leadership in increasing public adoption of Zero Waste habits since 1977. She refers to this as more “inreach” than outreach. It is more effective and longer-lasting to design a public education program … Read more