Created one of the first residential backyard composting and vermicomposting programs in the state of CA for the cities of Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach in 1992. Developed complete program; curriculum, media outreach and class educational materials. In two decades educated more than 4000 residents and placed 1000 compost and worm bins through city sales […]


Implemented recycling and waste reduction programs for 1000’s of businesses, schools and multi-family units and nonprofits such as Raytheon, Manhattan Beach Unified School District, UPS, California Pizza Kitchen (corporate), the Boys & Girls Club of Carson,, etc. Conducted waste characterization and generation studies to customize and create effective waste reduction programs. Designed custom promotional […]


Developed and implemented Organics Recycling Pilot for City of Manhattan Beach commercial and residential sectors. Created outreach materials, recruited participants, preformed site audits, trained management and staff. Monitored and reported organic waste diversion.                            

Green Business

Manage, design and implement the California Green Business Certification Program (CAGBN) including outreach materials and public awareness campaigns. Develop audit checklist of waste reduction, water and energy conservation, and pollution prevention. Perform audits and make recommendations for improvements and provide information about conservation devices and rebates or other applicable programs for business.

Grant Effort

Prepared, managed and implemented State of California CalRecycle and CalEPA grants for: California Green Business Network Used Oil Household Hazardous Waste Beverage Container Recycling