The Sustainable Squad
Behind every new product, beautiful photo, catchy email, product page, and everything else that makes ZeroWasteStore possible is a team of earth-loving, sustainable superstars!
We go positively bananas over the latest viral zero waste meme and are the first in line to try (and recommend) every new sustainable product.
Get to know the team working with you to reduce our waste!
The Earth Empress
Occupation: President & CEO of Zero Waste Store
Super Powers: A green inspiration for all, possesses the ability to inspire everyone to make a sustainable change
Weaknesses: Injured wildlife, harm to the planet
Hobbies: Spending time in her garden, bird-watching, grounding, hanging out with her dogs
Interesting Fact: Started selling her zero waste shampoo bars as her small way of doing better for the planet. This small act gave birth to what is now Zero Waste Store.
Favorite Swaps: Lotus Shampoo Bar, Mason Jar Straw Lid, Yay For Earth Lotion
Occupation: Co-founder of Zero Waste Store
Super Powers: Environmental visionary, master zero-waste motivator, expert computer coder, web guru
Weaknesses: Eco-harmful consumer products
Hobbies: Training Jiu-jitsu, meditating, spending time outdoors
Interesting Fact: Met Sarah at an environmental rally and it was sustainable love at first sight
Favorite Swaps: Leaf Pivoting Head Stainless Steel Razor
The Green Team
Occupation: Customer Care
Super Powers: Willingness to help others, Mama-bear to all
Weaknesses: Unsatisfied customers, wasted products
Hobbies: Hanging out with my children, collecting succulents, drawing & painting
Interesting Fact: Was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, and moved to the US at the age of 15.
Favorite Swaps: Unpaper Towels, Pet Shampoo Bar
Occupation: Customer Care
Super Powers: The gift of Gab, Master Recycler
Weaknesses: Littering, Recyclables in trash
Hobbies: Writing and performing skits
Interesting Fact: I was 'recycled' (adopted :))
Favorite Swaps: ZWS Sponge Cloths, Laundry Sheets
Occupation: Sustainability Copywriter for Conscious Small Businesses
Super Powers: Cooking delicious meals using only on-hand ingredients; upcycling food waste before composting
Weaknesses: Greenwashing (it happens to all of us!), eco-anxiety & burnout, and overconsumption.
Hobbies: Writing, reading, looking at homes on real estate apps, and sustainability of course!
Interesting Fact: One of my goals is to have a useless farm complete with Alpacas, Cats, Silkie Chickens, a Goat, and a Cow. I’m a cold city-dweller who doesn’t actually spend all that much time in nature.
Favorite Swaps: Everything? Stasher Bags, Lip Therapy Balm, Safety Razor
Occupation: Conscious copywriter for wellness brands & freelance magazine journalist
Super Powers: The ability to work anywhere but a desk, sniffing out the best coffee spots, and choosing words that inspire the most natural and sustainable way of doing things
Weaknesses: Inability to go anywhere without forgetting something, single-use coffee cups (spot the theme), and getting frustrated at copy that encourages impulse buying
Hobbies: Yoga and hiking and all the hippy things
Interesting Fact: I once convinced my family to do an ‘anything but wrapping paper’ challenge at Christmas, to get resourceful and save paper.
Favorite Swaps: Bamboo Hairbrush and Bamboo Toothbrush (big up the bamboo!)
Occupation: Graphic Designer & Illustrator
Super Powers: Making content more visually digestible
Weaknesses: Forgetting keys, seeing fruit peels on hiking trails, overbuying skincare products (sucker for sleek packaging)
Hobbies: Running, jewelry-making, all the homebody crafts
Interesting Fact: I have been hoarding empty coffee bags to upcycle into a woven basket (it's been two years)
Favorite Swaps: Mesh Produce Bags, Sponge Cloth, Stasher Sandwich Bags
Occupation: Product Photographer and Content Creator, Stay at Home Mom
Super Powers: Always learning about our environmental impact, loves making things beautiful
Weaknesses: Plastic toys and fast fashion
Hobbies: Baking, reading, thrifting, being outdoors with my little ones
Interesting Fact: I have never been successful at keeping garden plants alive, but I can somehow keep my house plants alive.
Favorite Swaps: Sponge Cloth and Bamboo Pot Scrubber
The Green Team
Occupation: Shipping Manager
Super Powers: Carbon Neutrality & Completely Compostable Body Armor
Weaknesses: Non-biodegradable Packaging Peanuts
Hobbies: Video games and working out
Interesting Fact: Is currently the undisputed warehouse ping pong champion.
Favorite Swaps: Bergamot and Lime Deodorant
Super Powers: Lightning-fast stocking prowess, super-human counting ability
Weaknesses: Listening to Tyler & Daniel argue about who is more sustainable.
Hobbies: Reading e-books on her tablet
Interesting Fact: Has inspired 17 people (and counting) within 3 months of joining the Green Parcels.
Favorite Swaps: Bamboo Utensil Set, Sunshine Shampoo & Conditioner Bars