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Sarah Womer

Director of Community Engagement



Sarah joined Riverkeeper in June of 2016 as the Director of Community Engagement. Sarah has a long history of bringing communities together around environmental protection and conservation. She has been an innovator in the waste management field for over five years, and has managed numerous zero waste events and established a thriving community composting program in her town, Beacon, NY. Prior to Riverkeeper, Sarah was the founder and owner of Zero to Go, an education-based waste management company focused on composting and recycling. She is a 2016 EPA Environmental Champion, the 2012 winner of the Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce’s 40 under 40 award, and was named as one of the nine People to Watch in 2016 by Hudson Valley Magazine. Sarah is excited to continue following her passion of bringing communities together around…with Riverkeeper.


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