Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Lucas Mariacher

Zero Waste Coordinator

Phoenix Public Works Department

Lucas oversees the zero waste program and outreach initiatives for Phoenix’s Public Works Department.

Since hired in 2016, Lucas has built a team of professionals that educate the community, offer waste diversion consulting to businesses and provide daily outreach services to Phoenix’s 1.6 million residents.

In 2018 Lucas was selected as one of Waste360’s 40 Under 40 award recipients, which is a program that recognizes inspiring and innovative professionals under the age of 40 whose work in waste, recycling and organics have made a significant contribution to the industry.

Lucas has a Master’s in Public Administration from Arizona State University.