Inspiring Communities to Embrace and Achieve Zero Waste

Funding and Sponsors

Zero Waste USA aka GrassRoots Recycling Network (GRRN) is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible. We will use your donation efficiently because we know it is hard-earned and carefully given. Thank you in advance.

If your donation exceeds $500, please send a check to the address at right. When paying for an event, include names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers.

Please make checks out to GRRN and mail to the address below or click the yellow Paypal Donate button. If you don’t have a PayPal account, select the Debit/Credit card option.

Zero Waste USA/GRRN
672 Robinson Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Grants 2014 – 2017: Altamont Educational Advisory Board

Mead Foundation, 2019 – 2020

Event Sponsors

2017 International Dialog and Youth Convergence, Manila, Philippines ZWIA and Mother Earth Foundation, Quezon City, Philippines
2016 Trainings Frederick, MD: The Arc At Market StreetMaryland Sierra ClubEnvision Frederick County, Sierra Club Catoctin Group – Carroll, Frederick and Washington Counties and The Hungry Redworm.


Resource Recycling

Ft. Collins, CO: City of Ft. Collins and Larimer County plus New Belgium Brewing Company, Eco-Cycle and  Colorado Association for Recycling

2014, International Dialog, Nanaimo, BCZWIA ZWUSA Sponsors 2014-2015 medium Carton Council, California Resource Recovery Association, NextUse, US Zero Waste Business Council plus Zero Waste Canada sponsors – Northern California Recycling Association, California Resource Recovery AssociationUrban Ore, Inc, and many more!
2013, International Dialog, Zero Waste Week, San Francisco Bay AreaZWW Sponsors 03 08 2013 Northern California Recycling Association, California Resource Recovery AssociationWaste Management of Alameda County and Urban Ore, IncHDR Engineering, Inc.Pacific Rim RecyclingRecologyRepublic Services,
Rick Anthony Associates and USAgain
Altamont Educational Advisory BoardBerkeley Ecology CenterCentral Contra Costa Solid Waste AuthorityCity of Fremont. EcoCycleFisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit DistrictMarin County Hazardous and Solid Waste Management JPAMarin Sanitary ServiceNapa Recycling & Waste Services, PaintCareR3 Consulting Group,San Francisco Department of the EnvironmentSierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter and StopWaste.OrgIN-KIND COOPERATING SPONSORS
City of Oakland Zero Waste ProgramCalifornia Product Stewardship Council
Northern California/Gold Rush Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
Mobius Network, LLCReuse Alliance
Zero Waste San Diego
 and Zero Waste Sonoma CountyFRIENDS
Amador Valley IndustriesHyatt Fisherman’s WharfLA SharesPleasanton Garbage Service, Tim Flanagan and Sonoma Compost
2012, Rockford, IL – Agenda Presentations To be added
2011, San Diego, CA – Agenda and Presentations California Resource Recovery AssociationZero Waste International Alliance
Sierra Club National Zero Waste Team
CRRA Global Recycling Council,
Zero Waste San DiegoSan Diego Urban Corps
2011, Zero Waste Brain Trust, San Francisco Bay Area Northern California Recycling Association, California Resource Recovery Association, Global Recycling Council of CRRA (GRC), City of San Francisco Department of the Environment, Zero Waste Sonoma County/LITE Initiatives.  Assisted by a grant from the Altamont Educational Advisory Board
2009, Devens, MA – Recycling & Zero Waste Conference


EL Harvey & Sons, Inc., insinkerator, California Resource Recovery Association, Resource Recycling Magazine,
Northern California Recycling Association, Global Recycling Council of CRRAUrban Ore, Inc Green Office Systems, HDR, Inc., Product Policy Institute, eco-cycle,
Earth Circle, Institute for Local Self Reliance, Biocycle Magazine, Sure-Close Foodscrap Collection Container, Bob Gedert, Reuse Alliance, Save That Stuff, iWasteNot systems, Environmental Finance Center