Grassroots Organizing:

Denver Zero Waste Campaign



Session & Speaker Overview

Eco-Cycle was born through grassroots organizing efforts in 1976. Now, 44 years later, the same grassroots organizing efforts have allowed the organization to create change at the local and state level. Find out how Eco- Cycle has grown its network from 0 to over 2,000 in Denver to realize its mission of creating Zero Waste communities through the Zero Waste Denver campaign.


Jasmin Barco is a bi-lingual environmental enthusiast and designer. She has earned a B.A. in Environmental Design from CU Boulder and a M.Sc. in Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Planning from the HäfenCity University in Hamburg, Germany.


Born in Lima, Peru, life’s lessons on adaptability and open-mindedness have allowed her to travel to over 20 countries and experience an array of cultures to date. She strongly believes that integrating experiences and lessons from abroad is crucial to successful design. Jasmin is truly passionate about her work as a designer and environmental advocate, and strives for innovative and creative solutions.

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