Gary Liss

Vice-President, Zero Waste USA

Gary Liss has 50 years of experience in recycling, is a leading advocate of Zero Waste, and has worked on Zero Waste Plans in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose, Boston, Austin, Fort Collins, Baltimore and Washington, DC. He is Vice-President of Zero Waste USA, Chair of the Certifications Committee of the Zero Waste International Alliance, past President and Lifetime Honorary Board Member of the National Recycling Coalition, and Coordinator of the Recycling Is Infrastructure Too Campaign. He is an assessor for the TRUE Zero Waste Rating System of GBCI, certified by SWANA, CRRA, and ZERI in Zero Waste principles and practices, and a former Mayor of Loomis, CA.