How Latinx-owned Businesses are Impacting Sustainability & Innovation (WasteExpo 2022)

June 6, 2022

According to the most recent census results, Hispanics accounted for 51 percent of the country’s population increase. Statistically, it’s no wonder that Latinx-owned businesses grew faster than any other business group, but the reality is that Hispanics and Latinos have had a major impact in the waste and recycling industry for many years. Hear directly from the owners and changemakers about the services and technology they are creating and leading that impacts sustainability innovation efforts as well as everyday processes. Not surprisingly, in many cases, it’s cultural background that drove their ideation and passion for the industry. Learn about innovative tools, technology and platforms for improving operational efficiency and implementing more sustainable practices.

Lanette Sobel M.S., D.P.M, Founder and President, Fertile Earth Worm Farm
Luisa Angulo, Co-founder & CFO, My Ecobox LLC
Maria Rios, President and CEO, Nation Waste Inc.
Robert Rodriguez II ,Vice President, RJR Environmental Professional Services Inc.
Sara Fuentes, Co-founder and President, SmartWaste Inc.
Michelle Salas (Moderator), President, Lady Green Miami Recycling Co.

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