Getting Here: Sustainable Travel and Accommodation Options

The 2024 Zero Waste Symposium is committed to sustainability, and we encourage attendees to utilize eco-friendly travel options to get to the event at the SOMO Village Event Center on May 2nd, 2024, from 8 am to 5 pm. SOMO Village Event Center, 1100 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 Here’s a breakdown of … Read more

Anna Cummins

Anna spent much of her early youth playing in Santa Monica storm drains, beaches, and her backyard compost pile, experiences that sparked her interest in the land-sea connection. Anna Cummins received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her Masters in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute for International Studies. She has spent the … Read more

Stu Clark

Independent environmental consultant specializing in zero waste, recycling, organics and climate enhancement

Nicole Tai

Nicole Tai is currently the CEO of GreenLynx, reclaimed building materials company based in Santa Rosa, CA. Nicole has been working in the field of deconstruction since 1998 when she began reclaiming materials on jobs of her family’s commercial tenant improvement company. She has managed over 60 deconstruction and reuse logistics projects around the Bay … Read more

Sonoma County Waste Management Agency

The Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, formed in April 1992, is the joint powers authority of the nine incorporated cities and the County of Sonoma. The mission of the agency is waste diversion required by State law AB939 to reduce the amount of landfilled waste in the following areas: municipal yard debris, wood waste, household … Read more

Sip It Sonoma

Sip It Sonoma Card Join the Sonoma County Zero Waste Symposium in eradicating BILLIONS of straws discarded annually. Straws and single-use plastics may be used for a minutes but last for a lifetime.   Do we really need straws for drinking?  Over 500,000,000 plastic straws are used each day in the United States.  While using one straw doesn’t seem like a big problem, these non-recyclable, … Read more

JoAnn Moser

Started with Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire in September of 2014 as the Community Donation Manager and shortly after promoted to the Director of Operations. JoAnn is driven and passionate about making the world a cleaner place for future generations.

Kevin Drew

Kevin Drew is the Senior Residential & Special Projects Zero Waste Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Environment. Kevin has been involved in coordinating recycling, reuse and composting in SF since the 1980’s. The City of San Francisco set a goal in 2003 of getting to Zero Waste by 2020, this means no material to landfill … Read more

Dan Noble

Dan Noble is Executive Director of the Association of Compost Producers (ACP) since 2002, and has over 25 years of environmental market research, publishing and strategic consulting experience. ACP is a non-profit association of public and private organizations dedicated to increasing the quality, value and amount of compost being used in California. They do this … Read more