Madison MacLeod


Madison MacLeod – Researcher and Creator of Zero Waste California

Bio: Madison is a zero waste advocate and environmentalist who is attempting to change the planet’s trashy habits and mitigate climate change with a low-impact lifestyle. She created Zero Waste California in 2016 after being inspired by an environmental science professor, Susan Mahoney.

Madison currently lives in  the Bay Area with her four dogs: Parsnip, Fizzgig, Gogo Gadget and George. She has B.A. in history from the University of California Santa Cruz and is currently applying to law school. She is passionate about environmental and social justice and hopes to pursue a career in Environmental Law. Her hobbies include learning foreign languages, cooking, journalism, back country camping, picking up beach trash, and, of course, learning more about history.


Photo Credit: Jose Nino Photography