Jennie Romer is a Legal Associate for the Surfrider Foundation's Plastic Pollution Initiative, and her knowledge is routinely sought by legislators, environmental nonprofits, and businesses across the U.S., and she helped author plastic bag bans in California and New York.
In CAN I RECYCLE THIS?, Romer walks readers through the recycling process, showing you how it really works and providing both necessary clarity and fascinating insight. She provides straightforward answers as to whether dozens of common household objects can be recycled, along with tips and tricks for being more conscientious about what we consume and how we handle our waste.
Ron Gonen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Closed Loop Partners, Prior to Closed Loop Partners, Ron served as the Deputy Commissioner for Sanitation, Recycling and Sustainability in New York City during the Bloomberg Administration. He was previously the Co-Founder and CEO of RecycleBank. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, where he also earned an MBA. Ron has been recognized with a number of business and environmental awards including recognition as a "Champion of the Earth" by the United Nations Environment Program which is the highest distinction for environmental protection given by the United Nations and recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science and entrepreneurship, the Medal of Excellence from Columbia University which recognizes alumnus for excellence in scholarship, public service and professional life, named by NRDC/Earth Day NY as the Public Official of the Year in New York City, a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum and the Social Enterprise Center Award for Excellence in Teaching at Columbia Business School.