On a Lifelong Mission to Eradicate Waste
At age four she dragged board games from the neighbor’s trash.
For 30 years, she has shared her expertise and insights for re-energizing the “3 R’s”— reduce, reuse and recycle, for a new generation of consumers
She advises governments, not-for-profits and Fortune 500 companies, including the U.S. EPA’s Energy Star label, the USDA’s Certified Biobased label, 60 Fortune 500 companies, and Green Seal.
Learn all the ways Jacquie reduces waste in her life: HERE
The New Rules of Green Marketing: Strategies, Tools and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding (Berrett-Koehler, 2011)
If Trash Could Talk thought-provoking verse that inspires and spark new habits, products and programs that help consumers live better without waste.
Consumer Culture Change Agent and Thought Leader
A CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVER, storyteller, and behavioral scientist
Certified as a Zero Waste Business Associate by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (2015).
Certified in facilitating the Osborn-Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process by the Creative Education Foundation (Buffalo, NY).
Intrigued by the sharing economy as a way for cities to reduce waste, save money, and build community.
Now researching ways to increase participation in recycling, reuse and organics collection in multi-family buildings and institutional settings.
NYC Zero Waste Advocate
FOUNDING CHAIR of the Residential Recycling and Reuse Committee of the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board, advisors to the Department of Sanitation, the City Council, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability on zero waste.
Shares insights and thought leadership in regular testimony before the Sanitation and Solid Waste Committee of the New York City Council.