Why Zero Waste matters

Achieving Zero Waste plays a significant role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It saves natural resources. Less waste means less plastic pollution and fewer toxic chemicals in our environment.

Our approach

We seek to make systematic changes that have lasting impact. This means we work on laws and programmatic changes rather than focusing on individual behavior change.

Mission

Zero Waste Washington protects people and our natural world by advocating for products designed and produced to be healthy, safe, and continually recycled and reused. We are the public’s voice for zero waste.

Vision

We envision a just and sustainable world where society responsibly produces, consumes and recycles.

Staff

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Heather Trim – Executive Director

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Marisol Diaz – Outreach and Policy Coordinator

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Elisabeth Archer – Seattle Advocacy Lead

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Xenia Dolovova – Waste Reduction Project Manager

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Candace Anello – Finance & Operations Assistant

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Board

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Todd Carey – Treasurer

Steve Gilbert

Hannah Johnson – Vice Chair

Meaghan Jones – Co-Secretary

Teresa Jones

Kyle Loring

Patty Liu

Marie Novak – Co-Secretary

Anisha Shankar

Melissa Stuart

Shirlee Tan

Sally Wolf – Chair