Senior Manager, Sustainable Packaging Coalition
Anne Bedarf joined GreenBlue in September 2007 as a Project Manager for the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and is now a Senior Manager. Anne leads the SPC’s How2Recycle Label project, which was soft launched nationally in 2012. She also manages and teaches the Essentials of Sustainable Packaging curriculum. She was previously the Environmental and Safety Manager for the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority and Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority in Charlottesville, VA, where she led the implementation of an Environmental Management System at a wastewater plant, water treatment plants, and solid waste/recycling facilities. In addition, she managed a landfill bioremediation project to include groundwater and air quality monitoring. Anne has also been a Project Manager and Environmental Scientist for the Environmental Company, Inc. (TEC) as well as a Fellow with the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute. She holds a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, with a focus on Sustainable Food System Planning, an MS in Environmental Science and Ecology from the University of Maryland, and a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia. In her free time, Anne enjoys gardening, keeping chickens, and working at music festivals to implement recycling and composting. Anne is also a professional hula-hoop dancer.
- Recovery labeling
- Foodservice industry and packaging
- Biodegradable and compostable packaging
- Recycling and composting management
- Waste management
- Environmental certifications and claims
- SPC education - general
- Confused About Plastic Recycling? Provide Your Input on Recycling Terminology!
- Food Waste Reduction Gaining Momentum
- How Important Are the Plastic “Numbers” to Recycling?
- No Matter How It’s Defined, Sustainability Requires a Vision
- Worms: A Sustainable Solution to Pet Waste
- Up and Coming Store Brands
- Sustainability on the Ground: Jam Cruise
- Packaging Recovery Label System in Stores Now
- GreenBlue Celebrates America Recycles Day
- The Packaging Recovery Label System and Resin Identification Codes