Rachana Shah is a systems thinker, zero-waste consultant, activist, public speaker, mother of two, music lover, and proud resident of Queens, New York. Her current consulting work centers on planning and launching successful organics collection programs for corporate, retail, and institutional clients; conducting zero-waste audits; and helping to create an emerging professional landscape. Ms. Shah has worked in the waste space, both domestically and abroad; in waste reduction; and in climate justice efforts. She earned a master’s degree in sustainability and strategy from the University of Michigan. She can be reached at email@example.com.