Soiland Company


Soiland Company is a second-generation family business based in Sonoma County. We manufacture and sell aggregate rock, soil, compost, and mulch products from our three locations in Cotati, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa.


The Recology mission represents a fundamental shift from traditional waste management to resource recovery. Our vision at Recology is to create a world without waste by developing and discovering sustainable resource recovery practices that can be implemented globally. This begins by building an exceptional Resource Ecosystem – one that both protects the environment and sustains … Read more

Barbara Oldershaw

Barbara Oldershaw envisions Sonoma County as a world leader in local solutions that are environmentally sound, economically feasible and socially equitable. In 2016, she worked with a Santa Rosa-based sewing company to launch a product line made from upcycled materials:, which was voted Top Innovator at the 2016 North Bay Innovation Summit. Barbara currently … Read more

Dan Noble

Mr. Dan Noble is founder of Noble Resources Group, a bioproduct market development firm, and Executive Director of the Association of Compost Producers (ACP),, dedicated to increasing the quality, value, and amount of compost used in California. He has over 30 years of environmental market research, publishing, and strategic consulting experience. Noble has a … Read more

Aaron Aguirre

Aaron is Head of Operations at Copia, a San Francisco based company that provides food businesses with data and analytic tools to help reduce food waste. Copia also provides businesses access to their unique algorithm that connects excess food to non-profits in need.

Renaud des Rosiers

Renaud des Rosiers is the Sustainability Manager at Amy’s Kitchen. Before Amy’s, he spent 10 years consulting on sustainability strategy and environmental accounting to clients across the consumer packaged goods industry after earning an MBA and an MS focused on implementation of business sustainability and renewable energy policy at the University of Colorado. Renaud works … Read more

GreenWaste Recovery

GreenWaste is a privately owned and locally operated recycling and diversion company that specializes in the collection and processing of residential and commercial trash, yard trimmings, curbside recyclables and food waste in addition to construction and demolition debris. GreenWaste has been a pioneer in the recycling industry since its inception in 1991 and has demonstrated … Read more

Jude Frates

Jude founded Sustainable Business Solutions (SCS) in 2011. SBS is dedicated to lowering operational cost through resource conservation, and creating leaders in sustainable business.

Patrick Carter

Patrick Carter has a strong desire to reduce waste. A lifelong recycler and a long-time composting advocate, Patrick is the Executive Director of the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency where he helps Sonoma County residents and businesses keep recyclable and compostable material out of the landfill. Patrick was an integral member of the program to … Read more