Elizabeth Nelson is a Planner Senior with Austin Resource Recovery at the City of Austin. She has worked with the Strategic Initiatives division of ARR since 2016 and works on zero waste and circular economy policy development and long-range planning. She has managed incentive programs and worked on implementation of waste diversion ordinances impacting the business and construction and demolition sectors. She received a BS in Bio-Environmental Sciences from Texas A&M University and is a LEED Green Associate.