Nina Bellucci Butler

Nina Bellucci Butler is the CEO of Stina Inc., a mission-based research and information technology firm, striving to harmonize human behavior with the natural world. Her team has developed a suite of tools (e.g., to support more sustainable choices in resource management. Stina’s information management system, relationships and understanding of the plastics recycling industry … Read more

Jamie Kaminski

Jamie’s experience is in solid waste management from both a ground level and a policy making perspective. Jamie’s area of expertise lies within international best practices in Zero Waste, and in respect to internationally accepted Zero Waste policies and programs. He works with fellow policy advisors to create strong, practical and enforceable policies that drive … Read more

Clare Miflin

CLARE MIFLIN AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Certified Passive House Designer, Certified Biomimicry Professional Clare is an architect and systems thinker with over 20 years of experience designing buildings to Passive House, LEED Platinum, Living Building Challenge and AIA COTE Top Ten standards. While acknowledging the importance of rigorous metrics, she knows that inspiration, intuition and … Read more

Sarah D OBrien

Sarah is a longtime expert on sustainable purchasing. Prior to joining the SPLC she was Director of the multi-stakeholder Clean Electronics Production Network (CEPN) working on the elimination of worker exposure to toxic chemicals in the electronics supply chain. For more than a decade previously, Sarah led global purchaser and brand engagement with the EPEAT … Read more

Lisa Pellegrino

Lisa Pellegrino is a self-professed “zero waste geek”. She takes great pride (and joy!) in transforming waste streams into supply chains, through fulfilling TerraCycle’s mission in eliminating the idea of waste. She got her MBA in Sustainable Systems and is the Strategic Partnerships Manager focused on building up TerraCycle’s public collection network for hard-to-recycle materials. … Read more

Julie Muir

Ms. Muir has managed Stanford University’s Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Composting Program for the last 25 years. She leads Stanford University toward a zero waste campus through a rigorous and comprehensive program of waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting. Julie has led over 30 audits of the campus trash to determine what can be done … Read more

Alice Koehler

Alice Koehler leads WasteZero’s Marketing Department, partnering with both municipalities and corporations to create and execute winning waste reduction initiatives. She has extensive and varied marketing experience, building such iconic brands as adidas, Oscar Mayer, Playtex and Butterball, as well as experience launching and growing private label businesses. She holds a B.A. from Colby College … Read more

Kourtnii Brown

Kourtnii Brown is worm wrangler, soil slinger, and the Founder and Director of Common Compost in Oakland, California. Her on-site community compost projects empower sustainable resource recycling and improve local food systems throughout Alameda County. Before Common Compost was hatched, Kourtnii spent 15 years as an environmental policy analyst working to strengthen natural resource management … Read more

Susan Collins

Ms. Collins is the President of the Container Recycling Institute (CRI) and has worked exclusively on recycling and sustainability issues for more than 25 years. Ms. Collins leads research projects for the Container Recycling Institute and works with environmental organizations, activists and state and federal governments throughout the United States and around the world to … Read more

Mandi McKay

Mandi McKay is the Sustainability Manager for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. where she leads the company’s environmental initiatives aimed at building an enduring and resilient company. With a focus on both operational efficiency and external advocacy, Mandi manages efforts to reduce greenhouse gas impacts within the company’s two breweries as well as across the supply … Read more