Heather Adelman

Assistant Director

heather-adelmanHeather is the liaison to the Education and Local Land and Agriculture Committees. She is also working on projects related to waste and material flows, with the goal of zero waste throughout the community.  Previous to her work with the Oberlin Project, Heather served as the Supervisor of the Tribal Solid Waste and Green Building Team at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), working directly with tribal nations in Arizona, California, and Nevada on a variety of 

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recycling, composting, green housing and casino, pollution prevention, green purchasing, and hazardous and solid waste reduction initiatives.

She also served as president of a California nonprofit organization dedicated to environmental outreach/education and worked at the City of San Jose's Environmental Services Department.  She has been awarded several prestigious national USEPA honors for her work with communities. 


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