ProfileMarisa Adler is a senior consultant with Resource Recycling Systems. In her role at RRS, Marisa develops strategies and approaches for corporate and municipal clients to advance their waste reduction and sustainable material management goals. Her interest in systems-level thinking has led her to pursue scalable end-to-end recovery pathways for waste materials, with a focus on textiles. Marisa has studied PET material flows in light of competing demands for rPET among brands and across industries; conducted sourcing analyses of cotton and polyester textile waste for emerging chemical recycling technologies; and developed recovery strategies for large scale generators of textile waste. She is a member of the Textile Exchange’s rPET Working group and Home and Hospitality Recycling Working Group. Marisa has also been a guest speaker on textile recovery with the Sustainable Furnishings Council, DC Sustainable Fashion Collective, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Textile Exchange.