More than 100 years of experience.

ZWE’s management team collectively has more than one hundred years of experience in solid waste, recycling, composting and biogas recovery.  The team is comprised of hands-on, experienced leaders in all facets of the solid waste industry.  We are committed to ZWE’s goal of designing, building, and operating solid waste processing facilities that maximize renewable energy generation and achieve a solid return on investment.


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Eric Herbert
Chief Executive Officer

Eric Herbert is a founder and Chief Executive Officer of ZWE, leading the company since it was organized in 2010.  Eric is an experienced, senior executive in the solid waste, engineering and construction industries.  Over the course of his career, he has developed and operated large-scale facilities in all facets of the waste industry.  He is a Professional Engineer and Licensed General Engineering Contractor.

Jeff Draper

Jeff Draper
Senior Vice President

Jeff Draper joined Zero Waste Energy in 2012 and brings twenty years of business development, finance and accounting experience in the solid waste and recycling industry. Jeff spent the early part of his career at Coopers & Lybrand and subsequently has been working with the development of solid waste management and recycling organizations throughout the U.S. Jeff leads the business development efforts for the Eastern U.S.


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Jeff Bogg
Vice President of Project Delivery

Jeff Bogg joined Zero Waste Energy in 2010 as a member of the executive leadership team.  Jeff is responsible for all aspects of the company’s delivery of project development, including permitting, key commercial agreements, facility design, project financing and construction management.  He manages an exceptional process engineering and facility design team with disciplines including mechanical, electrical, civil and structural engineering.

Todd Stewart

Todd Stewart
Vice President of Project Management

Todd Stewart joined Zero Waste Energy in 2014 to lead the Project Management team and further develop ZWE’s in-house engineering expertise. Todd brings more than 30 years of broad experience and organizational skills in the area of complex technical project management in renewable and fossil fuel generation as well as gas transmission projects. He is a Professional Engineer and past president of the California Society of Professional Engineers, as well as a Certified Project Management Professional.

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