Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson is the Senior Director of Sustainability for SBM Management, LLC (a janitorial company). With more than 27 years of resource management and recycling experience, she has successfully designed and implemented many large and complex recycling programs for a multitude of Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. Sue was a key player in … Read more

Shane Trimmer

Shane Trimmer is a Senior Policy Advisor for United States Representative Alan Lowenthal, covering policy issue areas around energy, environment, natural resources, science, technology, as well as elections and voting rights. Before joining Congressman Lowenthal’s office, Shane had worked as legislative staff for Representative Jared Huffman and in the California State Capitol for, then Assemblymember, … Read more

Sarah Peery

Sarah Peery is the legislative assistant for Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) handling energy, environment, and agriculture issues. In her more than five years with Senator Portman, she has worked on legislation related to recycling, energy efficiency, forest conservation, improving the health of the Great Lakes, and protecting and restoring our national parks. Sarah is originally … Read more

Patrick Currier

Patrick Currier is a partner and co-founder at S2C Pacific, an energy and environmental consulting firm based in Los Angeles. He previously served as Senior Energy Counsel to the Committee on Energy & Commerce in the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to his tenure on Capitol Hill, Patrick was an attorney at two Washington, DC, … Read more

Jill Hamilton

Jill Hamilton is a Legislative Assistant in the office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, where she covers ocean, coastal, water, and wildlife policy. Prior to coming to the Hill, Jill worked at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Marine Conservation as a Sea Grant Marine Policy Fellow. She holds a Master of Environmental Management … Read more

Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon

Dr. Anja Malawi Brandon is an environmental engineer with an interdisciplinary background in sustainability, coastal ecosystems, and water quality. Anja holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Science from Stanford University where she was awarded an NSF graduate research fellowship. Her doctoral research focused on developing novel methods to degrade common plastics, an essential step … Read more

Anthony Rossi

Anthony has been with TerraCycle since 2012 when he joined the TerraCycle Canada team in Toronto as a Business Development Manager. Since then, he has worked with TerraCycle and Loop partners in both the B2C and B2B space. As the EVP, Business Development for both TerraCycle and Loop, Anthony develops the company wide sales strategy … Read more

National Legislation And Regulations, 11/5

NRC Town Hall on National Legislation and Regulations 10 am-12pm PST / 1-3pm EST Presented by: National Recycling Coalition Policy Committee Register Panelists (bios below) Anja Malawi Brandon from Senator Merkley’s office will talk about “Break Free from Plastics Pollution Act” Jill Hamilton from Senator Whitehouse’s office will talk about “Save Our Seas Act 2.0” Sarah … Read more

Samantha Sommer

Samantha Sommer brings close to 15 years of zero waste industry experience. As the Director of Business Innovation for the national non-profit UPSTREAM, Samantha is accelerating the transition to a reusable economy in the food services sector. She is deploying reuse systems targeting the take-out and delivery markets that are viable and safe during COVID-era … Read more

Mary Curtiss

As the Global Head of Energy and Sustainability for HP’s corporate real estate, Mary is responsible for developing and driving HP’s strategy for all matters related to sustainability in the global portfolio. HP has established a goal of 100% renewable electricity as well as a 60% reduction on carbon emissions by 2025. As an experienced … Read more