Susan Graff

Vice President and Partner

Recycling Best Practice: Recovery Systems for the evolving MRF Ton

As an environmental scientist and sustainability practitioner, Susan has led numerous corporate sustainability client engagements to design, develop and implement environmental programs and innovative solutions for multi-national companies. Clients include large commercial services and global brands – Mandarin Oriental Hotels, Walmart, Delta Airlines, White Wave Foods, Unilever, and Sara Lee. A former EPA senior official, Susan’s responsibilities included developing national environmental risk assessment methods and directing regional materials and waste management programs for US EPA. Susan has over 25 years of industry and government experience, and a passion for helping companies improve business performance through proactive partnerships and solutions. Prior to joining RRS, she founded ERS Global and led project teams to develop sustainability assessment, corporate strategy, performance measurement and reporting solutions for the Fortune 200. She holds an MS in Technology and Science Policy from Georgia Tech, and a BS in Biology from Western Illinois University.

Sustainability in Manufacturing

Breakout Session 1: Implementing the Circular Economy concepts and the New Plastics Economy principles

Wednesday, June 28th
10:30am to 12:00pm

The Circular Economy concept offers a new paradigm for product design and manufacturing. Born out of this concept, the New Plastics Economy offers a specific vision for the evolution of the plastics industry.  This session will explore how the plastics industry can translate these concepts into practice to achieve maximum recovery goals. 

10:30am to 12:00pm

Sustainability in Manufacturing

Breakout Session 1: Implementing the Circular Economy concepts and the New Plastics Economy principles

Susan Graff
Leonore Adams
Jeff Wooster
Matthew Morrison