Nicole Harman, Green Mountain College
As the Green Mountain College Sustainability Office Manager, Nicole Harman manages the 5-person waste diversion crew, runs weekly recycling meetings, creates and maintains complex recycling and compost schedules, and acts quickly to address problems that arise in the system. She also educates others about our campus sustainability systems by making presentations to classes, leading tours, and inspiring other students to engage in campus sustainability in whatever ways they can. Through strong leadership and environmental education, Nicole advocates heavily for a culture shift toward more sustainable lifestyles, particularly in regard to food consumption and disposal. She believes wholeheartedly that through community education, issues including food access and organic waste disposal can be solved, and is dedicated to improving education and establishing a sense of environmental responsibility in the communities she is a part of.