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Contributors

Our Sponsors, Knowledge Partners, Panelists, and Curators

Karen Luyckx

February 4, 2020 |

Karen is Head of Research at Feedback, a UK-based campaign group working to regenerate nature by transforming our food system.Read More

Olympia Yarger

February 4, 2020 |

Olympia is a farmer, innovator and a leader in insect farming in Australia.Read More

Adrian Haworth

February 3, 2020 |

Adrian Haworth was the Sales and Marketing Director of Recycling Technologies from 2013 to 2019 and continues as a consultant to the company.Read More

Paula Luu

February 3, 2020 |

Paula is a Project Director at Closed Loop Partners, an investment and advisory services firm focused on building the circular economy.Read More

Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

December 16, 2019 |

Born in São Paulo, Loschiavo is a philosopher and full Professor of Design in the College of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo. Read More

Richard Swannell

December 16, 2019 |

Richard is committed to working on ways of reducing man’s impact on the environment. A biochemist by training, he has a strong expertise in delivering more resource efficient and sustainable practices within businesses, and on reducing food waste and increasing recycling. Read More

Helén Williams

December 16, 2019 |

Helén Williams is an associate professor of Environment and Energy system and part of the multi-disciplinary Service Research Center at Karlstad University.Read More

Duncan Baker-Brown

November 21, 2019 |

Duncan is an architect, academic and environmental activist.Read More

Chris Cochran

October 23, 2019 |

Chris provides strategic oversight to the entire ReFED organization and all program areasRead More

Toine Timmermans

October 22, 2019 |

Toine Timmermans is Program Manager Circular Economy in Food at Wageningen University & Research, and Coordinator of the EU projects FUSIONS and REFRESH. Read More

Simon Rutledge

October 22, 2019 |

Simon has over 25 years of experience within the UK waste management and the wider safety and environmental and sustainability management field, working within the regulatory and policy making arena.Read More

Eric Lombardi

August 2, 2019 |

Eric is working to connect the people and best practices from around the world to facilitate the building of Zero Waste Communities through the creation and expansion of the “Social Enterprise” model. Read More

Gerry Higgins

August 2, 2019 |

Gerry Higgins is Managing Director of Social Enterprise World Forum and Director of International Enterprise at Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS). Read More

Marco Ricci – Jürgensen

July 24, 2019 |

rco Ricci – Jürgensen is highly considered as an expert who conceives waste and recycling issues going beyond technical detailsRead More

John Fischer

July 24, 2019 |

John Fischer is Branch Chief for Commercial Waste Reduction and Waste Planning at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).Read More

Kat Heinrich

July 24, 2019 |

Kat Heinrich is a food waste specialist in Australia and winner of the 2017 GISA Women in Waste Leadership Award.Read More

Louise Edge

July 24, 2019 |

Louise Edge is an Environmental Campaign Coordinator at GreenpeaceRead More

Libby Peake

July 24, 2019 |

Libby Peake is senior policy adviser on resource stewardship at Green Alliance, a UK based independent charity and think tank focused on achieving ambitious leadership for the environment.Read More

John Gertsakis

July 8, 2019 |

John Gertsakis is a sustainability practitioner with experience as an industry adviser, consultant, research academic and advocate. He is the co-founder of the newly formed Ewaste Watch Institute, and he co-authored Australia’s first report on e-waste recycling in 1995 titled: Short Circuiting Waste from Electronic Products. Read More

Madeline Keating

May 2, 2019 |

Madeline Keating is an Urban Fellow with NRDC’s Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program and is the City Lead in Denver for NRDC’s Food Matters project.Read More

Elaine Blatt

May 2, 2019 |

Elaine Blatt is a Senior Policy and Program Analyst at Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Read More

Peter Canepa

May 2, 2019 |

Peter Canepa joined the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in January 2017, providing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) expertise to Oregon’s Materials Management program.Read More

Vaughan Levitzke

April 24, 2019 |

Vaughan Levitzke has more than 35 years’ experience in government, project management and leadership. Vaughan established Zero Waste SA in 2003 and is responsible for a multitude of programs and projects carried out by Zero Waste SA and its partner organisations, … Read More

Catalina Marulanda

March 15, 2019 |

Catalina Marulanda is currently the Practice Manager of the Urban Development Unit in the South Asia Region at the World Bank Group. Read More

Silpa Kaza

March 15, 2019 |

Silpa Kaza is an Urban Development Specialist in the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.Read More

Christian Bremer

October 26, 2018 |

Christian Bremer is currently working as the Managing Director at SSI SCHÄFER. Read More

Jürgen Jacoby

October 26, 2018 |

Jürgen Jacoby, is the International Sales & Business Development at Envac Optibag AB.Read More

Bernd Leowald

October 26, 2018 |

Bernd Leowald is the head of the department Northwest at Stadtreinigung Hamburg (SRH). The SRH is the municipal waste management company in Hamburg with 2600 employees. The department Northwest is a part of Hamburg with 620.000 inhabitants and an area … Read More

Rosa Arias

October 10, 2018 |

Rosa Arias is the Founder of Science for Change and the creator of the citizen science App OdourCollect, to build up collaborative odour maps.Read More

Costas Velis

October 3, 2018 |

Costas Velis is the Chair of the ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter and Lecturer on Resource Efficiency Systems at University of Leeds.Read More

Stiv Wilson

September 25, 2018 |

Stiv Wilson is Director of Campaigns at The Story of Stuff project. Read More

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz

September 25, 2018 |

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of the for-purpose, Plastic Free July Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that brings the public and business together with the vision of a world without plastic waste. Read More

Kate Bailey

August 9, 2018 |

Kate Bailey is a leading authority on Zero Waste best practices and focuses on the facts, details, and logistics that help Zero Waste initiatives succeed.Read More

Mitch Hedlund

August 9, 2018 |

Prior to founding the nonprofit standardized label initiative and Recycle Across America®, Mitch Hedlund had over 20 years experience in marketing, communications, and branding, serving Fortune 500 companies, as well as midsized companies. Read More

Stephen Bates

August 6, 2018 |

is an accomplished, and highly-effective International Government, Public Affairs and Behavioural Change Expert with over 25 years of experience leading Communications, Stakeholder Engagement, Community Relations and Operations within the global Waste and Resource Recovery sector.Read More

Natalie Starr

August 6, 2018 |

Natalie Starr has nearly twenty five years of experience in solid waste management, recycling and resource recovery, and energy consulting including twenty years with DSM Environmental where she is now a Principal.Read More

Lynn Hoffman & Kate Davenport

August 6, 2018 |

Lynn Hoffman and Kate Davenport are the Co-Presidents of Eureka Recycling, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social enterprise based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, whose mission is to demonstrate that waste is preventable, not inevitable. Read More

Jim Frey

August 6, 2018 |

Jim Frey offers over 35 years of expertise in recycling and waste management program development for public services and private enterprises. Read More

Emma Burlow

August 6, 2018 |

Emma Burlow is one of the UK’s leading specialists on circular economy and resource efficiency in businesses and has more than 20 years’ experience in the sectorRead More

Chaz Miller

August 6, 2018 |

Chaz Miller’s career in waste and recycling spanned four decades with stints at the US EPA Office of Solid Waste, the Glass Packaging Institute and the National Waste and Recycling Association. Although he is now retired from full time work, he consults and continues to write his award-winning column “The Circular File” for Waste360.Read More

Beth Schmitt

August 6, 2018 |

Beth Schmitt is Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships at The Recycling Partnership.Read More

Amity Lumper

August 6, 2018 |

Amity Lumper is Co-President and Director of Cascadia Consulting Group’s Recycling and Materials Management practice.Read More

Sarah Currie-Halpern

July 31, 2018 |

Sarah Currie-Halpern is Co-Founder and Partner in Think Zero LLC. Previously she ran Solid Waste and Zero Waste Programs for the Mayor’s Office of NYC, where she helped develop the Zero Waste section of OneNYC and the Waste section of the recent 80×50 plan.Read More

Nadine Cavusoglu

May 29, 2018 |

Nadine holds an MBA from the New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Certificate in Business Strategies for Social Impact from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.Read More

Mara Vasileiou

May 28, 2018 |

Mara Vasileiou is an Environmental Engineer that has worked as a researcher in the past for the Swedish Museum of Natural History in StockholmRead More

Kylee Neniska

May 28, 2018 |

Kylee Neniska graduated from Lethbridge college in Alberta with an Environmental Assessment and Restoration diploma.Read More

Clare Miflin

May 11, 2018 |

Clare Miflin has a deep understanding of environmentally sound building practices, techniques, codes and standards that she applies to all her projects.Read More

Joanna Barnett

May 6, 2018 |

Joanna is passionate about spreading awareness on environmental issues and enjoys the challenge of breaking down potentially complex ideas for a broad audience. Read More

Selby Wilkinson

May 6, 2018 |

Selby Wilkinson is a BA of Media Studies student at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in bridging the gap between media and sustainability. Read More

Kyle Wiens

April 20, 2018 |

Kyle Wiens is a right to repair activist, fixing the world’s gizmos one at a time. He is the CEO of iFixit and Dozuki.Read More

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