Maurice M Sampson II, Founder/President, Niche Recycling, Inc.

Maurice M. Sampson II is a sustainable waste management expert with thirty years of experience as a environmental and recycling advocate, bureaucrat and entrepreneur. Nationally recognized as one of the pioneers in municipal recycling, he served as the first urban recycling coordinator on the US east coast for the Cities of Newark, New Jersey, (1982 -85) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1985 – 87). Over the past two decades Mr. Sampson has lent his expertise to cities across the country, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Milwaukee, Chicago, among others. He has also served as a consultant to the Institute for Local Self Reliance, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Departments of Environmental Protection for Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Prince George County Maryland.

Among his many projects, Mr. Sampson oversaw the installation of the regions first, in-vessel” composting “Earth Tub” to service restaurant food waste from the White Dog Café in West Philadelphia. Building on this experience, co-founded, Philadelphia Zero Waste Partners, LLC specializing in small scale, on-site, organic waste recovery systems for the food service industry.

In conjunction with his accomplishments, Mr. Sampson has published numerous studies and publications and is in demand as a speaker.

Mr. Sampson is also a volunteer Chair for the RecycleNOW Philadelphia Campaign, a city wide citizen’s education and civic action campaign credited with Mayor Nutter’s commitment to expand Philadelphia’s recycling program.

PO Box 25246
Philadelphia, PA 19119

267 269 6912