Advisory Board and Staff


  • Richard Anthony, Vice President, Zero Waste USA, President, Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) and Principal, Zero Waste Associates, San Diego CA
  • Brenda Platt, Director, Composting for Community Project, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Baltimore, MD
  • Sally Brown, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Stuart Buckner, Ph.D., President, Buckner Environmental Associates, East Islip, NY
  • Peter Anderson, President of RecycleWorlds Consulting and Executive Director, Center for a Competitive Waste Industry, Madison, WI
  • Kevin Drew, Carbon Positive Futures and retired Zero Waste Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Environment, Petaluma, CA
  • Jeff Lindenthal, Retired Municipal Composting Practitioner, Monterey, CA

Rick Anthony


Stu Buckner

Sally Brown

Kevin Drew

Brenda Platt

Ruth Abbe

Peter Anderson


Chris Sparnicht

COOL Project Manager, Zero Waste USA

Portia Sinnott

Program Director, Zero Waste USA