Speaker Profile

Joy Nemerson

Manager Strategic Partnerships, Zero Waste


Joy Nemerson is the Strategic Partnerships Manager on the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box team. TerraCycle is an international leader in the collection and repurposing of difficult-to-recycle post-consumer and post-industrial waste. Across 21 countries, TerraCycle collects and repurposes billions of pieces of waste through various collection programs including brand sponsored national recycling programs and Zero Waste Boxes. Many of the world’s largest consumer products companies contract with TerraCycle to collect and recycle the products and packaging they produce.

Joy has been with TerraCycle for 2 years. She acts as the Zero Waste Event Coordinator for the company helping event producers across the world raise their waste diversion rates by recycling with the Zero Waste Box program. Joy has helped over 20 events reach diversion rates as high as 99%.

Prior to joining TerraCycle, Joy studied Chinese and International Relations at American University in Washington D.C.

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