John Hite is the Zero Waste Program’s Pilot Coordinator. John researches best Zero Waste policies from around the country and the world. He also tracks existing solid waste systems in New England and acts as a Zero Waste resource to municipalities and citizen groups. Finally, John facilitates composting and recycling programs and pilot programs, including the multifamily composting pilot program in Lawrence, MA.
John graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Clark University with a B.A in Geography and Spanish, focusing on environmental policy. While an undergrad he did research on sustainable agriculture in Mexico, and the impact of extractive industries on indigenous communities in Mexico with the Climate Land Use Alliance (CLUA).
A Worcester resident, John can be found experimenting in the kitchen, rock climbing, or working on his salsa dancing.