Rubicon’s Ryan Cooper appointed to US Composting Council Board of Directors
Rubicon's Waste Diversion Manager and Organics Recycling Lead, Ryan Cooper, has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Ryan has been with Rubicon for over five years, and is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the company's organics recycling programs for small and large customers across North America.
"I am honoured to have been appointed to the US Composting Council Board of Directors," said Ryan. "The work that the Council advances, namely that of organics recycling, compost manufacturing, and compost utilization, is a passion of mine, and I look forward to continuing my staunch advocacy of the benefits of composting in this new role."
Ryan earned his BA in Globalization from Hampshire College and his Master of Science in Regenerative Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, where his thesis focused on municipal anaerobic digestion and composting. Ryan started a state-permitted composting facility in North Carolina and has spoken at numerous conferences and events around the country and virtually, having led sessions at WasteExpo, GreenBiz, Climate Week NYC, BioCycle, the Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show (SERC), the Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show (WCTC), and the US Composting Council's annual COMPOST event.
"I could not be prouder to welcome Ryan to the US Composting Council Board of Directors," said Frank Franciosi, Executive Director of the US Composting Council. "I have known Ryan for over a decade now, and I look forward to serving with him in this capacity for many years to come."