Amanda Kaminsky

Amanda Kaminsky is Founder and Principal of Building Product Ecosystems [BPE] LLC, collaborating with building owners and cities to optimize material resource cycles for whole system health. BPE leads multi-disciplinary collaborations that evolve feedstocks, recycling, infrastructure, and logistics for optimal systemic health and performance of building material resources. BPE pilots improvements to product, process, standards, … Read more

Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson is President of RecycleWorlds Consulting, Executive Director of the Center for a Competitive Waste Industry, and Project Director for the multi-state Plastic Redesign Project. He has been Senior Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Department of Applied Economics on recycling systems, chairperson of the National Recycling Coalition Policy Workgroup and its Landfill Subcommittee … Read more

Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle is the Director of Client Solutions for TRUE Zero Waste certification with the USGBC. TRUE certification aims to support facilities and businesses in achieving their zero waste goals by providing a clear path to certification using a points-based rating system and educational tools such as the TRUE Advisor program. Celeste has a background … Read more

Mike Gable

Mike Gable

Mike Gable is the founding Executive Director of Construction Junction, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit retailer promoting conservation through the reuse of building materials. Under Mike’s 20+ years of leadership, CJ has grown into a 2 million operation with 30 staff including an award winning job training program for Goodwill clients with disabilities and an innovative partnership … Read more

Heidi Solba

Heidi Solba

Heidi Solba is the Founder, President, and Head of the Global Network at Let’s Do It World NGO. With belief that everything is possible, the biggest task to her during 2016 – 2018 was to create a worldwide network in 150 countries, with whom in Let’s Do It World to lead the World Cleanup Day … Read more

Scott J Morrison

Scott J Morrison

Scott Morrison is co-founder of DreamZero, a reusables consultancy and event service located in Toronto. Scott has worked as a sustainability consultant since 2003, specializing in waste prevention and reporting. Scott was the first Canadian to achieve TRUE Advisor designation, was the founding Executive Director of Zero Waste Canada and sat on the Board of … Read more

Kurt Bjorkman

Kurt Bjorkman

At the helm as General Manager of The Ranch LB, Kurt Bjorkman has cultivated an atmosphere of exceptional service. Previously, he was the founder and managing partner of over5 Hospitality, a company that caters to real estate developers and independent hotel operators who seek to push the boundaries of the status quo. Kurt gained valuable … Read more

Freddy Coronado

Freddy Coronado

Freddy has been an advisor, and organizer with Zero Waste Youth USA since 2014. The youth organization is a volunteer-run organization based out of the San Francisco Bay Area that connects students and young professionals passionate for the Zero Waste and climate action movements. Freddy and ZWY organizing members have produced 9 annual conferences dubbed … Read more

Leah Tischler

Leah Tischler

With more than 6 years of experience driving, designing, and implementing large scale sustainability initiatives throughout the private and public waste industry, Leah is skilled in waste reduction, zero waste and circular economy methodology. Her innovative approach to large scale problems have led to the successful accomplishment of sustainability and waste reduction goals set out … Read more

Lori Mendez

A civil litigator for 31 years in San Diego, Ms. Mendez is legal counsel to the Save the AlbatrossCoalition. After obtaining a Master of Advance Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation in 2018 at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and leading the transformation of that campus and U.S. San Diego to be single-use plastic-free, Ms. Mendez … Read more