Mentee Profiles

Mentor Needed for Shaun Wakefield

  • 1.  Mentor Needed for Shaun Wakefield

    Posted 12-12-2017 04:37 PM
    Edited by Shelby Truxon 12-18-2017 09:37 AM

    Meet SWANA Mentee, Shaun Wakefield:

    tOfsdy5NR1OLqvZLK8No_WakefieldShaun_cropped.jpgMy name is Shaun Wakefield, a Waste Management Specialist from Ontario. My primary duties have included generating Waste Diversion & Reduction Strategies for clients based on results compiled from audits, giving educational presentations on proper container signage, sizing and standardization and looking for cost saving opportunities by opening lines of communication with haulers. I come from an Environmental Technology educational background that has given me the techical skills necessary for developing effective experimental design processes, the analytical capabilities to transform data into information and the public speaking skills necessary to present information in a motivational manner. I take great pride in being able to adapt to virtually any challenge given without the need for continual guidance, and work great both independently or as part of a team. I am open to all extended opportunities and look forward to speaking to you about how I can benefit you and your organization.

    Areas of Interest:

    • Communication, Education & Marketing
    • Composting and Organics Management
    • Landfill Management
    • Management
    • Planning & Management
    • Sustainable Materials (i.e. recycling, resource management, zero waste)
    • Waste to Energy
    • Waste Reduction Strategies

    To Mentor Shaun, visit his Mentee Profile page on MySWANA and click on the "Send Mentee Request" button. (Note: You must be enrolled as a mentor in the MentorMatch system first. If needed, click here to enroll as a MentorMatch mentor.)

    For more information, visit

    Shelby Truxon
    Solid Waste Association of North America
    Membership & Young Professionals Program Manager
    Silver Spring MD