Olivia Synoracki

Zero Waste Communications Strategist CLF Massachusetts

Olivia is the Zero Waste Communications Strategist for 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

Keeping Food “Waste” Out of Landfills Can Help Relieve Food Insecurity
At the outset of 2020, food insecurity in the U.S. and across New England skyrocketed. This was due, in large part, to the economic hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, food insecurity rates are on the decline. Yet, millions of adults and children around the country and here in New England still suffer…
Holding Producers Accountable for the Waste They Create
The Problem Big corporations blame the influx of trash tainting the Earth on consumers, saying we need to recycle more. But even when we do our best, much of what we put into our recycling bins still ends up in a toxic landfill or incinerator. The problem is that large manufacturers keep churning out single-use…
16 Zero Waste Gifts for Your Loved Ones this Holiday Season
It’s the most wonderful (and wasteful) time of the year! Right now, retailers are flooding our inboxes with holiday bargains, deals, and promotions. Their goal? To make us feel as though we can’t miss out on the biggest sales of the year – and it works. Thanks to the frenzies of Black Friday and Cyber Monday,…
How Plastic is Made Fuels a Toxic Waste Problem
Plastic is everywhere – even in the places you’d least expect, like chewing gum, tea bags, wet wipes, receipts, coffee cups, and microwaveable popcorn bags. Think about that for a minute. We are surrounded by plastic – a material we know threatens our health and environment. Yet, manufacturers continue to make more and more plastic each year…
Update: Want to Turn the Tide on Plastics Pollution? Make Producers Pay to Pollute
This post was updated on July 13, 2021. Maine Gov. Mills has signed into law a nation-leading bill that will require corporations that sell single-use packaging to pay for the pollution they create. Those fees will help offset the growing cost of recycling currently paid by cities and towns – in other words, by taxpayers. Help…

 

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