Scroll below to see profiles of the passionate people who have shared their stories with us.
Want to join the ranks? Simply share your what you do in the form of a story about a specific way that you prevent waste, or conserve natural resources at home, at work, or on the go. Narrative posts, videos, images and poems and songs* — all are welcome. Keep reading learn more!
Looking for a place to share your stories and experiences, tips and helpful resources about how you reduce waste in your life? WeHateToWaste.com may be the place for you. Written posts, images, videos, slide shows — all are welcomed!
All those whose submissions we publish immediately become ‘Official Waste Watchers’ and receive a badge, which you can find to the right, status as an “Official Waste Watcher”. You’ll also receive a free official WeHateToWaste People Towel of your choice upon publication of your first post.
How to Begin
Simply email us and say, “I’d like to be a submit a story for WeHateToWaste.com,” and include an idea or two about what you’d like to write about. (No commercial solicitations, please.)
Then we’ll send you the official WeHateToWaste Editorial Guidelines and ask you to send a more developed idea for your submission
Submit your post along with a head shot and brief bio so we can add you to our Official Waste Watchers page. And we’ll all take things from there.
Got a Tip or Resource?
Simply email it to us and we’ll publish all that are relevant.
Meet the Waste Watchers
Adam Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) in Perth, Western Australia. They recover recyclables from mixed municipal waste, and converts the remainder in biogas to generate electricity and compost. READ HIS POSTS.
After earning her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering from Harvard University, Meredith worked as an elementary school teacher in rural Arkansas through Teach for America before joining an environmental remediation company in Connecticut as a project engineer. She currently lives in Brooklyn and works at the WeWork co-working space at Fulton Station as an innovations analyst and strategist for dMASS Inc., a company that tracks innovations in science, technology and business that deliver more value using fewer resources, and connects innovators and seekers of innovation with strategic opportunities. During the summer of 2013, she worked as an intern with the New York City Department of Sanitation’s Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling, where she helped develop the City’s residential organics collection program. READ HER POSTS.
Jennifer Prescott is a Green Consultant/Sustainability Coordinator for schools, organizations, homes and businesses. She co-founded the D3 Green Schools Group Composting Pilot on NYC’s upper west side. The 2012 Composting pilot was adopted and expanded by New York City Department(s) of Sanitation and Education (under Mayor Bloomberg) and is expected to be established citywide by 2015. READ HER POSTS.
What Official Waste Watchers Say
Fredrica Rudell, “Blogging on WHTW is great fun! It gives me the opportunity to write creatively about sustainable consumption, and to communicate and share ideas with others who feel as strongly as I do about reducing waste.”
Melissa O’Young “I’ve been totally amazed at the global reach of WeHateToWaste and the feedback I’ve gotten to my ideas.”
Miranda Farley, “Writing for WeHatetoWaste helped me land my first job out of graduate school. What fun sharing with so many others who understand and appreciate my love of nature.
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