Speaker Checklist, 2021

Thank you for agreeing to speak at the 2021 National Zero Waste Virtual Conference! We are pleased to have you as a part of this amazing event. Click here to view/download the pdf version of this document. Checklist TASK  AND DEADLINE___ a) Register for the Conference …..……………………. ASAP___ b) Upload Bio and Headshot ………………………….. ASAP___ c) … Read more

Manuel Medrano

Manuel Medrano has been in the environmental sustainability field for 20 years focused on municipal waste reduction programs, recycling, organic waste management, hazardous waste management, business development, marketing and education. Manuel holds a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University in Public Administration, with dual minors in Chicano Studies and Political Science. Manuel belongs to … Read more

Bret Biggers

Bret Biggers joined ISRI in January as an economist to gather, analyze and disseminate information on scrap commodity trends. He is the staff liaison for the Paper Division, Plastics Division, and the MRF Committee. Other efforts Biggers working on is the ISRI Specifications Circular, the Recyclability Protocol, Trade Committee and Market Access Working Group. Biggers … Read more

Shane Trimmer

Shane Trimmer is a Senior Policy Advisor for United States Representative Alan Lowenthal, covering policy issue areas around energy, environment, natural resources, science, technology, as well as elections and voting rights. Before joining Congressman Lowenthal’s office, Shane had worked as legislative staff for Representative Jared Huffman and in the California State Capitol for, then Assemblymember, … Read more

Sarah Peery

Sarah Peery is the legislative assistant for Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) handling energy, environment, and agriculture issues. In her more than five years with Senator Portman, she has worked on legislation related to recycling, energy efficiency, forest conservation, improving the health of the Great Lakes, and protecting and restoring our national parks. Sarah is originally … Read more