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Professional Summary


In 2020, Marina McCoy was named a pioneer and expert in her field by the Burlington Free Press. In March 2020, she was awarded Vermont's Young Entrepreneur of the Year, along with being nominated for 1% For The Planet's  Pinnacle Award: Unleash Passion Every Day.


​Marina McCoy is a Zero-Waste & Recycling Expert and Founder/CEO of Waste Free Earth. Her company, Waste Free Earth, creates award-winning systems that empower others to incorporate zero-waste behaviors. By working in the sustainability field for over half a decade, she has developed proven strategies that lower the environmental impact and reduces overall waste consumption at each event she works with.


On a personal note, Marina has been living zero-waste for the past six years and loves sharing her enthusiasm for waste reduction with anyone willing to learn. Her mission is to empower one another so that together, we can reach our full potential. One of the many ways she does this is by inspiring others to incorporate a more sustainable lifestyle through workshops, social media, and speaking engagements.

In her free time, you can find her in the mountains, volunteering, or making waste-free dinners with friends.

Interested in working together? Please reach out.

 Let's work towards a Waste Free Earth together. 


Every year I collect my non-recyclable or

non-compostable waste in a mason jar.

The jar above is my waste from 2019.

My Offerings

  • Zero Waste Strategies

  • Sustainability-Focused Content

  • Blog Writing

  • Brand Ambassador

  • Campaign Spokesperson

  • Keynote Speaker

  • Green Event Planning

  • Sustainability Consulting

  • Workshops and Webinars


Work & Clients

2016 - Present

FOUNDER/CEO at Waste Free Earth

Waste Free Earth creates award-winning systems that empower others to incorporate zero-waste behaviors.

Waste Free Earth is a virtual sustainability department for companies looking to enhance their overall sustainability mission. No matter the situation, Waste Free Earth is here to help you streamline your sustainability initiatives, roadmap your goals, and track your success.


We are on a mission to create a waste-free Earth.

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"At SnowGlobe, we are passionate about protecting our environment and thus the decision to work with Marina and her team was a no brainer. As long as we are producing events, there is a full commitment from my team and I to be working alongside the Waste Free Earth organization."

- Chad Donnely

CEO/Founder MTV SnowGlobe


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