About Us

Zero Waste Associates (ZWA) is a DBA partnership formed between Richard Anthony Associates (RAA) and Gary Liss & Associates (GLA). RAA and CLA have developed or contributed to the majority of Zero Waste community plans produced in teh United States today. In fact, we have worked on more Zero Waste community plans than any other individual or business int he United States.

Our collective experience literally spans the globe, ranging from California to Hong Kong, Austin to East Anglia, UK. We have organized and participated in workshops and programs about Zero Wate in France, England, Switzerland, Italy, China, Japan, the Phillippines, Canada, Mexico and throughout the United States.

GLA and RAA are the lead authors of the Global Principals for Zero Waste Communities as adopted by Zero Waste International Alliance to guide the development of Zero Waste businesses and communities throughout the worl.