As director of market transformation & development for the TRUE Certification, Stephanie Barger is responsible for the growth and development of the zero wasteprogram. Barger helped launch TRUE, which is owned and administered by GreenBusiness Certification Inc. (GBCI) in 2017. GBCI is the premier organizationindependently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance andpractice globally and administers all LEED green building certifications. TRUE wasacquired by GBCI in 2016 and was previously known as U.S. Zero Waste BusinessCouncil, which Barger formed in January 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Diego State University.In her spare time, Barger raises guide dog puppies for the blind and advocates for humane treatment of all creatures great and small. She lives in Penryn California. Barger has been dedicated to meeting the growing need for educational resources, peer-to-peer networking and third-party certification for businesses across the nation related to waste reduction and zero waste. She brings over 25 years of experience in environmental stewardship, employee training, management consulting and business development.