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Contributors

Our Sponsors, Knowledge Partners, Panelists, and Curators

Wayne Williams

May 23, 2022 |

Wayne O. Williams is an Environmental Engineer and a Wastewater Subject Matter Expert. Read More

Timothy Augustus

May 23, 2022 |

Timothy Augustus has been involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, sanitary construction of water and wastewater systems, and the supervision of wastewater treatment plant operators for over 16 years. The vast knowledge and experience of various … Read More

Brian Lipinski

April 5, 2022 |

Brian Lipinski is a research associate with the Food Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI). During his time at WRI, he has worked extensively on the topic of food loss and waste, having served as the lead author on the paper “Reducing Food Loss and Waste.”Read More

Jayson Zwierschke

April 1, 2022 |

For over 20 years, Jay Zwierschke has been a noteworthy leader in the Canadian cleantech space. Read More

Brittney Drake

April 1, 2022 |

Brittney Drake’s background is in technical design across the refining, petrochemical and mining industries including the extensive time spent in the field provides unconventional strategies for the changing environment and challenges of decarbonization. Read More

Brent Lyon

April 1, 2022 |

Brent Lyon, PEng is Scovan Engineering’s Director of Business Development, with a strong focus on biogas projects. Prior to this, he was an executive recruiter for renewable energy and mining companies, a management strategic consultant, the chief feedstock negotiator for a 66MW biomass-fueled power plant, and even the assistant brewmaster for the first craft brewery in Canada. Brent is a Professional Chemical engineer with an additional academic background in industrial microbiology.Read More

Kamal Raj

March 14, 2022 |

Biotechnologist by education, Kamal Raj is a Solid Waste Management professional. In the past, he has co-founded a social enterprise that works in environmental and civic action through behavioural change.Read More

Marvin Hayes

February 28, 2022 |

Marvin Hayes has been a youth educator and mentor for over 20 years. Read More

Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli

February 28, 2022 |

Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli sits on the US Composting Council board of directors and the steering committee of the Institute for Local Self Reliance’s Community Composting Coalition.Read More

Graham Duxbury

February 24, 2022 |

Graham Duxbury was appointed Groundwork UK’s Chief Executive in 2014, having served in a number of other roles in the organisation building national relationships and partnerships, generating income, developing programmes and leading on policy and communications.Read More

Charlotte Österman

February 24, 2022 |

Charlotte offers tailored support and technical expertise to Social Value UK’s private sector members to help them on their social value journey.Read More

Susan Evans

February 17, 2022 |

Susan Evans joined Green Alliance in September 2021 as a senior policy adviser, leading the organisation’s work on resource efficiency and the circular economy. Read More

Jen Gale

February 10, 2022 |

In September 2012, Jen decided it would be a ‘fun’ challenge to spend a year buying nothing new and dragged the rest of her family along for the ride. Read More

Christy Adeola Braham

February 3, 2022 |

Christy Braham is Workers’ Health Coordinator at the global network Women in Informal Employment – Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO).Read More

Marcy Goldstein-Gelb

February 3, 2022 |

Marcy Goldstein-Gelb has been a leader and strategist in the occupational safety and health, and economic justice movements for over twenty-five years.Read More

Rich Uto

November 25, 2021 |

Rich Uto is the owner of Satsuma Farms and the first strawberry grower in the world to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services.Read More

James duBois

November 25, 2021 |

James duBois is the Senior Manager of Environmental Sustainability at Driscoll’s. James has worked within the Reiter/Driscoll’s enterprise for 15 years in both the U.S. and Mexico.Read More

Jane Gilbert

November 23, 2021 |

Jane is the current Chair of ISWA’s Biological Treatment Working Group and has gained her International Waste Manager status.Read More

Chris Whyte

November 1, 2021 |

Since 1992, Chris has been involved in environmental and sustainable project developments across Africa and channelled his focus into waste from 1999.Read More

Alejandra Rivera

September 20, 2021 |

Alejandra Rivera is an expert in integrated solid waste management with 10 years of experience. She is the co-founder and has been the president of Asociación Sumando Impactos from August 2017 to February 2021. Read More

Thorben Knust

September 20, 2021 |

Senior consultant with over ten years of international experience in the management of sustainable development projects. Read More

Robert Thompson

September 1, 2021 |

ob leads the packaging sustainability strategy for his own brand packaging within the Ethics, Sustainability and Policy team at Co-op Food. Read More

Amy Bloom

August 23, 2021 |

Amy Bloom is a chemical engineer with consultancy experience across the waste sector, with a broad-ranging technical understanding including industrial, hazardous and municipal streams.Read More

Katie Cockburn

August 23, 2021 |

Katie Cockburn is the Professional Services Director, CIWM and Director of Qualifications and Standards, WAMITAB, with fifteen years of experience in the vocational and technical education space. Over ten of these were spent developing and improving qualification standards in the … Read More

Benjamin Lephilibert

July 27, 2021 |

Benjamin Lephilibert is the Founder and Managing Director of LightBlue Environmental ConsultingRead More

Alvin Leer

July 15, 2021 |

Alvin Dammann Leer is a serial impact entrepreneur and investor.Read More

Megan Quinn

July 15, 2021 |

Megan joined the Waste Dive team as a reporter in 2020. She previously covered the recycling industry as senior reporter for Scrap News, where she learned about the industry at scrapyards and steel mills.Read More

Yinka N. Bode-George

July 15, 2021 |

Yinka N. Bode-George is an environmental health advocate passionate about creating health equity, environmental justice, and sustainable development through public policy and community building. Read More

Paul Huxtable

June 23, 2021 |

Paul is an accomplished Australian industrial designer and business developer with diverse international experience in many industry sectors spanning five decades.Read More

Niki Wallace

June 23, 2021 |

Niki Wallace is the Director of Net Zero Lab and a Research Associate at the University of South Australia whose research focuses on co-design and circular economies.Read More

Legena Henry

June 9, 2021 |

Dr Legena Henry, PhD, is an MIT S.M. graduate and a Mechanical Engineer, who is now the Lecturer for Renewable Energy at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, specializing in Renewable Energy and Applied Mechanics. Read More

Lavina Alexander

June 9, 2021 |

Lavina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Water Resources Technology and Management. Lavina’s current responsibility includes Coastal Zone Management and related issues. Read More

Tamoy Singh Clarke

June 9, 2021 |

Ms Tamoy Singh Clarke is an Administrative and Project Management Professional with over 15 years of experience in the environmental non-profit sector.Read More

Jo Beall

May 26, 2021 |

Jo Beall is Emeritus Professor and Distinguished Policy Fellow at LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).Read More

Ronald Arrieta Calvo

May 6, 2021 |

Ronald holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology from the Technical University of Berlin in 1991. He has over 40 years of teaching and research experience. Read More

Iván Sánchez

May 6, 2021 |

Iván Sánchez is an industrial designer, urban cyclist and circular economy lover. Read More

Karla Bolaños Cárdenas

May 6, 2021 |

Karla is a registered Geographic Engineer with a master’s degree in Environmental Management.Read More

Andre Kuncoroyekti

April 19, 2021 |

Andre Kuncoroyekti is the Chief Delivery Officer at Project STOP Muncar. Read More

Dr Mansoor Ali

April 19, 2021 |

Dr Mansoor Ali is a solid waste management expert with more than 35 years of experience in planning projects, designing systems, assessing recycling potential, and creating livelihoods from waste-related activities, with extensive experience in Pakistan. Read More

Zaqiya Cajee

March 30, 2021 |

Zaqiya Cajee is the 18-year-old founder of Swopitup; The initiative provides a platform for young people to access the preloved market through clothing swops in schools.Read More

Andrew Ferguson

March 30, 2021 |

Andrew is co-founder of Re-Fashion, a re-commerce platform that helps bring sustainable fashion to the mainstream. Re-Fashion inspires women to recycle clothes they no longer wear. Read More

Elaine Brown

March 30, 2021 |

Now at the Edinburgh Remakery, she is driving forward the concept of Re-use and Repair through the E-Waste and Education Hub in Leith.Read More

Bethany Fitzpatrick

March 11, 2021 |

Beth’s career has evolved from producing large-scale events to leading operations with Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest.Read More

Terri La Fon

March 10, 2021 |

Terri-Anne Carter-La Fon holds the post of Recycling and Recovery Manager at the Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL). Read More

Shelly Ann-Dunkley

March 10, 2021 |

After working for over 8 years in the US, Ms Dunkley relocated to Jamaica and started Jamaica’s first environmentally themed magazine titled ECCO Magazine – Environmentally Conscious Consumer Operations. Read More

Nerline Ballantyne-Veira

March 10, 2021 |

Nerline Ballantyne-Veira is guided by the personal philosophy that, “The destruction and degradation of the environment are everyone’s doing; therefore its preservation and conservation should be everyone’s responsibility”.Read More

Sian Cuffy- Young

March 10, 2021 |

Sian Cuffy-Young has been involved in the environmental field for over fourteen years. Read More

Stephen Clarke

February 26, 2021 |

Stephen’s role is to oversee the communications strategy and PR teams for both TerraCycle Europe and Loop Europe. Read More

Trewin Restorick

February 26, 2021 |

Trewin Restorick is Founder and CEO of the charity Hubbub UK www.hubbub.org.uk which transforms the way environmental messages are communicated by bringing people and organisations together as a force for good. Read More

David Greenfield

February 26, 2021 |

David is managing director and founder of SOENECS, a research and innovation practice in 2014 following 15 years in leadership roles in local and regional government. Read More

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