Kaity Robbins

As the Zero Waste Manager, Kaity is responsible for collaborating with stakeholders across the University to design and implement a Zero Waste program to support the University’s carbon neutrality goal. Before joining BU, Kaity was an Account Manager at RiverRoad Waste Solutions, where she worked hand in hand with clients and haulers nationwide to implement … Read more

Ruth Abbe

Ruth Abbe is a Zero Waste practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in recycling and composting program and facility development and outreach and technical assistance. As president of Zero Waste USA, she is working with municipalities across the U.S. to develop the social and physical infrastructure to achieve Zero Waste. As co-chair of … Read more

Maggie Clarke

Maggie Clarke, Ph.D. is a zero waste consultant at Maggie Clarke Environmental, has been an educator and researcher in environmental science and advocate for zero waste practices for 30 years, and a professional in solid waste management for over 35 years. Maggie is chair of the National Recycling Coalition’s Committee to advance the NRC clearinghouse … Read more

David Pinsky

David is a Senior Plastics Campaigner with Greenpeace USA, based in Oakland, CA. David began his career with Greenpeace twelve years ago in Wilmington, NC as a volunteer community organizer for renewable energy. He joined Greenpeace staff in 2009 and since then has led nationwide campaigns to shut down coal plants on college campuses, to … Read more

Angela A. Moore

Angela A. Moore is the Facilities and Sustainability Coordinator for the Missouri Historical Society, where she is responsible for sustainable operations and programs. This role has led Angela to nurture a keen interest in building professional and community networks to further sustainable practices in the museum field. At the Missouri Historical Society, Angela gathers statistical … Read more

Scott Cassel

Scott Cassel has over 35 years of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors solving materials management problems. As CEO of the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), he has led the movement that built the capacity for product stewardship in the US over the past two decades. Scott also developed the facilitation process that PSI … Read more

Rory Bakke

Rory is a Professional Coach who uses Co-Active Coaching training and techniques to help Sustainability/Climate Change practitioners access their values, talents and emotional intelligence to fulfill their life purpose. She is also a Sustainability and ZW veteran consultant who is a “dot-connector” and pragmatic activist. Sustainable Concepts StudioPrincipalhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/rorybakke

Sophie Hahn

Vice Mayor Sophie Hahn represents the 5th District on the Berkeley City Council. She is the author of Berkeley’s recently adopted Single Use Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance that has been cited as a model approach to reducing throw-away foodware and transitioning to reusables. Deeply committed to environmental work, Vice Mayor Hahn has authored legislation … Read more

Neil Edgar

Neil is the Executive Director, and co-founder, of the California Compost Coalition, a statewide lobbying coalition since 2002, that focuses on legislative and regulatory development regarding composting and other organics management options. – He serves as Chair of the US Composting Council’s Legislative and Environmental Affairs Committee – Neil is a Senior Project Manager with … Read more

Jesse Arreguin

Mayor Jesse Arreguin is the first Latino Mayor of Berkeley, elected in 2016 after serving on the City Council for eight years. He also serves as President of the Association of Bay Area Governments. As Berkeley’s Mayor, he has made addressing homelessness, affordable housing, sustainability, improving infrastructure and educational outcomes his top priorities. City of … Read more