Refill Mercantile

Refill Mercantile Reduce consumption and refill everything you can! Petaluma’s low-waste store and refillery! Refill Mercantile carries thoughtfully curated low-waste products to help everyone conveniently switch to a low-waste lifestyle with less single-use plastic containers in the home to more refillable, reusable, and recyclable containers. Let’s all: Reduce consumption Reuse everything possible Refill those reusable … Read more

Diana Rich

Diana Rich Mayor City of Sebastopol Diana moved to Sebastopol in 1999 with her husband and two young sons. Her contributions to the town include a wide variety of projects for youth, seniors, businesses, nonprofits, emergency preparedness, and environmental interests. For seven years (2010-17), she served as executive director of the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. … Read more

Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC)

Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC) PRCC Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC) improves the quality of the environment and reduces solid waste by recycling PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage containers. We increase public awareness and recycling rates for PET beverage containers, and ensure stable end-use markets for all PET collected in California, and increase the … Read more

Paul Liotsakis

Paul Liotsakis Founder and CEO Sparkl Reusables Paul has dedicated his career to environmental sustainability, spanning the organic food, renewable energy, and waste management industries. In 2014, he founded Sparkl Reusables (formerly GO Box SF Bay), launching California's first reusable to-go container program, which diverts hundreds of single-use items from Bay Area landfills daily. Sparkl's … Read more

Mattress Recycling Council

Mattress Recycling Council The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is a nonprofit organization formed by the mattress industry to operate recycling programs in those states that have enacted mattress recycling laws. The program is currently running in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island and is known as Bye Bye Mattress to consumers. Each state‚Äôs program is funded … Read more

Anne-Marie Bonneau

Anne-Marie Bonneau Zero-Waste Chef Award-winning cookbook author, blogger, fermenter and sourdough baker Anne-Marie Bonneau has lived plastic-free since 2011. Through social media, her blog and her book, The Zero-Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet, Anne-Marie shows others how reducing their trash not only benefits the planet but also satisfies … Read more

World Centric

World Centric We exist to be of service to people and the planet. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Sonoma County, CA, World Centric provides 100% compostable products for the foodservice industry to reduce environmental impact. By innovating in plant-based materials and design, World Centric has developed over 450 foodservice and retail products across tableware, … Read more

Erin Levine

Erin Levine Resource Recovery Manager World Centric Erin Levine has been involved with resource recovery for nearly 20 years. She began by working with large generators of electronic waste by organizing collection and drop off events. Then for over 10 years she focused solely on organic waste management and finished compost applications. She has supported … Read more