Olivia Synoracki

Zero Waste Communications Associate CLF Massachusetts

Olivia is the Zero Waste Communications Associate for the Conservation Law Foundation. In this role she assists the Zero Waste Project in crafting communications to raise awareness of the negative impacts our trash has on our health, communities, and environment.

Prior to joining CLF, Olivia worked on alumni programming at Emerson College, where she focused on communications and events to further engage the alumni community. Before that she worked in college admissions where she supported prospective students and their families through the application and acceptance process. Olivia holds a master’s degree in Communication Management from Emerson College and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Millersville University.


Recent Posts

Burning Trash to Create Energy is Not the Solution
For centuries we’ve relied on landfilling as our main source of waste disposal. In fact, the U.S. landfilled about 139 million tons of trash in 2017 alone. But there’s another form of disposal that the U.S. has consistently used since the 1880s – incineration. Incineration was originally thought of as another way to “get rid…
Swapping Out One Unnecessary Evil for Another
After decades of warnings about the various health and environmental risks linked to polystyrene foam, corporate America is just now lending an ear. While some restaurants and coffee shops were quick to swap out polystyrene foam cups for paper ones, others have reacted more slowly – including coffee and donut giants, Honey Dew and Dunkin’.…
Advocating for Change and Making Shift Happen
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs recently named a group of students from Martha’s Vineyard, who took action against the island’s plastic waste, as the winners of their Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition. Here, we take a look at what the students accomplished and see how advocacy work is essential to creating lasting solutions for New…
Saving Money with Zero Waste
Cash, dough, bacon, moolah…no matter what you call it, the fact remains that zero-waste initiatives save money. Our zero-waste pyramid (above) shows you just some of the ways these savings kick in. Below, we break some of these policies down in more detail to show how they benefit you and your bank account. *Note: this…

 

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