Green Festival Speakers

Jessica Aldridge

Jessica Aldridge strives to develop and orchestrate programs, events and coalitions that educate, empower and facilitate change. She plays many roles in the community including Executive Director for Burbank Green Alliance, organizer for SoCal Climate Action Coalition 350 and Tar Sands Action SoCal and Sustainability Manager for a local recycling company. Recently, she instigated and helped organize the largest climate rally in LA history resulting in 100 organizations standing in solidarity. As a Zero Waste and Resource Management Specialist, Jessica works with businesses, schools and cities to provide next-step solutions in environmental sustainability, paying special attention to program design, employee training and customer education. In April, she was awarded “Best Public Advocate for Sustainability” at the LA Sustainable Business Council, Industry Achievement Awards. In 2010, she was recognized for excellence in Environment/Energy Efficiency at the 11th Annual Women in Business Legislative Update by Senator Carol Liu and Assemblymember Anthony Portantino.