Stephanie Barger

Director, Market Transformation & Development
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), TRUE Zero Waste Program

Miss Barger formed the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) in January of 2012 to meet the growing need for educational resources, peer-to-peer networking and third-party certification for businesses across the nation.

She brings over 25 years of experience in environmental stewardship, employee training, management consulting and business relationship development.

A certified trainer with California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA), she teaches a class on Zero Waste Businesses. Some of her clients/partnerships include City of Newport Beach – implementing the Polystyrene Ban at all restaurants, City of Burbank – Zero Waste Plan for the restaurant and grocery store sectors, County of Orange (Pollution Prevention through Zero Waste) and many business clients including St. Joseph’s Heritage Health Care, Whole Foods Market, Reel Chefs Catering and Kean Coffee.