Risa Weinberger & Associates, Inc.
Risa Weinberger is a licensed Professional Engineer and owns a consulting firm specializing in solid waste, particularly composting and organics diversion. She has practiced engineering as a consultant to the solid waste and composting industry nationwide for 36 years. Ms. Weinberger holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. She also holds a Class A Solid Waste License in Texas, and is a SWANA-certified Composting Systems Manager. She represents the composting industry on the solid waste advisory body to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She is a co-author and instructor of the Managing Composting Programs course offered by SWANA, and an instructor for SWANA’s Organics Collection course, various eLearning courses, and other training for various solid waste and environmental organizations. Ms. Weinberger has trained numerous compost facility operators and fire fighters regarding the unique characteristics of fires at compost facilities throughout Texas and in Utah.