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Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony Associates


Mr. Anthony has worked his entire career in environmental program management. He is an internationally recognized and published expert in the area of Resource Management using the Zero Waste Systems approach. He has participated in developing Zero Waste plans since 1998. He has led International Dialogs on Zero Waste in Nanaimo Canada, Berkeley and San Francisco USA, Florianopolis, Brazil, Puerto Princesa, Philippines, and Naples, Italy.
In 2015, Mr. Anthony completed working on the Zero Waste Plan for the City of San Diego and provided “As Needed” Recycling services for the County of San Diego and Goodwill Industries of San Diego County. In the last five years, he has worked on Zero Waste Plans and projects for, the Cities of San Diego, Los Angeles, Oceanside, Santa Monica, Glendale, Fort Collins, and the Island of Hawaii.
Mr. Anthony has nearly 20 years of experience working inside County Public Works Agencies as Principal Program Manager for the Fresno (79-87) and San Diego County Public Works Department (87-98). He has implemented waste reduction and recycling programs prescribed by the United States and the California Environmental Protection Agencies, the California Integrated Waste Management Board and the Department of Conservation for private and public clients recognized by state and national peer groups as best of the class.
Mr. Anthony has taken a special interest in Marine Debris. He has presented on the topic in California, Hawaii, Japan and Philippines.
He has been a Professor of Zero Waste at Irvine Valley College and an Instructor in the Californian Resource Recovery Association Certificate Program.


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