23 Feb 2018
a picture of waste under 40 award

One year ago, when we left the stability of our corporate jobs to envision and start both Diversion Strategies and WISR, we wanted to make an impact. I told Erin that I felt one way to measure that impact is if I could be recognized as one of Waste360’s 40 under 40 award recipients in […]

11 Oct 2017
a picture for our blog

When my business partner Erin Merrill and I first dreamed of creating our own consulting firm, we created vision boards for Diversion Strategies and our non-profit, WISR that help guide us and keep us rooted in our values as we grow both organizations. I borrowed the quote pictured above from our Diversion Strategies vision board […]

14 Apr 2017
a tractor piling some compost

For those of us in the solid waste and recycling industry it is difficult to remember a time when there were thousands of garbage dumps (read: holes in the ground that communities buried and/or burned their waste in) scattered about the Country. Mostly, these dumps were developed to service the communities close by, within a […]

04 Apr 2017

Erin Merrill has joined Diversion Strategies as Co-owner and Principal.  Ms. Merrill brings with her extensive experience in solid waste permitting and facility development. “I’m very excited to help grow Diversion Strategies.” said Merrill.  “This firm provides a unique perspective with it’s industry know-how moving forward key initiatives for waste diversion.” Rachel Oster is Ms. […]