Denise Braun

All About Waste
Los Angeles, CA

With more than fifteen years of experience in the sustainability field, Denise Braun has worked in various capacities on over 127 LEED certified projects across Brazil and the United States, many of which have achieved the highest level of certification. Braun is a LEED and WELL accredited professional, as well as a Fitwel Ambassador, an Envision Sustainability Professional, and a TRUE Advisor.

Braun is an expert when it comes to construction documentation, sustainable purchasing, and best management practices involving tenant guidelines and building management tools and plans. She is dedicated to corporate social responsibility, solid waste management solutions (including waste audits, zero waste solutions, awareness programs and technologies) and smart design. Indeed, Braun has been responsible for waste audits for over 5 million square feet of facilities, and she has developed and analyzed technical waste management solutions for a large variety of building types.

Denise has presented at numerous lectures, workshops and conferences, including the annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo, Net Zero Conference, the Living Building Collaborative Zero Waste Forum. She is currently studying Recycling and Solid Waste Management at UCLA Extension.