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

Will Zurier

Will Zurier has worked at SWEEP since its inception. Will oversaw the Standard’s National Consensus Committee and now works with SWEEP pilot partners to ensure a smooth certification process. Will is also currently pursuing his M.S in Sustainability Management from Columbia’s earth institute. Will is also currently helping the State of New York in reaching … 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

Eric Ritz

Eric Ritz is the founder and Executive Director of Global Inheritance, an environmental nonprofit organization that develops interactive experiences to engage audiences at immersive cultural events like music festivals. Eric has produced over 300+ original environmental programs for the Coachella Music & Arts Festival over the past 19 years while also serving audiences attending the … Read more

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

Jasmine Johnson

Jasmine Johnson works at Battery Park City Authority as a Horticulturist and the Lead on BPCA’s Zero Waste Advisory Committee. She oversees Battery Park City’s community compost and dog waste composting programs as well. Jasmine has her Bachelor’s degree in Horticultural Science from the University of Florida, and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in … 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