Leslie Lukacs

In June 2019, Leslie Lukacs was hired as Executive Director of Zero Waste Sonoma formally known of the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency. Leslie has worked over 20 years in solid waste and resource management industry and, prior to this appointment, was the Director of Zero Waste at SCS Engineers, a solid waste, recycling and … Read more

Sunny Galbraith

Sunny Galbraith is an environmental and labor activist with local climate action group 350 Sonoma, a board member of North Bay Jobs with Justice, and a high school science and math teacher at Orchard View School in Sebastopol. Sunny serves on the Sebastopol City Council’s Zero Waste Committee and is a member of the Zero … Read more

Darek Trowbridge

Darek Trowbridge is Farmer, Winemaker, Cidermaker, and Owner at Old World Winery, a natural winery and working farm founded in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, 23 years ago in 1998 as one of the first dedicated natural wineries in California. Darek’s training in Viticulture started 33 years ago with his Uncle, Lee … Read more

Caren McNamara

Tired of throwing away glass bottles that could be washed and refilled instead of landfilled or recycled, Caren McNamara founded Conscious Container, a California Benefit Corporation, in 2017 to bring a refillable glass bottle marketplace back into the US economy and infrastructure. Traveling around the world Caren witnessed refillable glass systems. It was clear these … Read more

Stu Clark Environmental Consulting

Stu is an independent environmental consultant with 42 years of experience in the recycling and solid waste field. As a pioneer in bringing recycling to curbsides throughout America, Stu implemented first of a kind programs for the cities of San Jose, Seattle, Long Beach, Santa Rosa, San Diego, Healdsburg, and many more. Stu’s work changed … Read more