Peter Holtzclaw

Executive Director

Phone:  (510) 609-1217







As Executive Director, Peter Holtzclaw manages the Authority to provide competitively priced diversion and disposal services for its member agencies and ratepayers, and by doing so comply with associated state laws and mandates. This includes managing the Authority’s Post-Collection Activities contract with Republic Services. Peter has more than 30 years of experience in solid waste and recycling, having managed more than a dozen Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs), transfer stations, landfills, and compost plants. He has also served as Berkeley’s Solid Waste Division Manager and San Francisco’s Recycling Programs Manager.

He has B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.


Andy Schneider

Program Manager (Source Reduction and Recycling)

Phone:  (510) 609-1216






Andy Schneider is the Source Reduction & Recycling Program Manager for West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (RecycleMore). He manages compliance with state waste laws, public outreach, and the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) programs.

He has a B.S. degree in Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation from Humboldt State University.


Christina Leard

Program Manager (HHW Programs)

Phone:  (510) 609-1218







Christina Leard is the Program Manager for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Programs for the West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (RecycleMore). Christina was hired for the Recycling Coordinator/Administrative Assistant position in 2017 and was promoted to Program Manager of HHW Programs in 2019.

She manages the HHW programs in West County and oversees operations at the West County HHW Facility in Richmond and HHW operations at the El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center on Tuesdays.

Prior work experience in the industry includes being the recycling intern at RecycleSmart (Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority).

Christina is a huge animal lover and has 2 dogs and 3 cats at home giving her daily snuggles.

She earned her B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies from U.C. Santa Cruz.


Donald Sturman

Manager of Finance and Administrative Services

Phone:  (510) 609-1219







Donald Sturman is the Manager of Finance and Administrative Services of West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (RecycleMore). Donald manages the Authority’s accounting and financial operations, administration, as well as administers the human resources functions. Donald serves as Secretary to the Board of Directors and provides administrative support to the Executive Director.

Donald earned a B.S. degree in Corporate Financial Management from San Jose State University and earned an MBA from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington D.C.


Lisa Borreani

Recycling Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Phone:  (510) 609-1215







Lisa Borreani is the Recycling Coordinator/Administrative Assistant for the West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (RecycleMore). In this role, she supports all the recycling and public outreach programs as well as coordinates administrative tasks for the Authority.

She has a B.A. degree in Advertising from San Jose State University.


April Canavan

CivicSpark Fellow


Phone:  (510) 609-1220






April is the Authority’s current CivicSpark Fellow, who is a part of the Local Government Commission’s CivicSpark Americorps Program. Her role with RecycleMore includes assisting in outreach projects (primarily on social media) and helping to implement a plan for edible food recovery for West Contra Costa County, in compliance with SB 1383 Short-Lived Climate Pollutants.

She is a recent graduate from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Environmental Studies and Biology and is looking forward to gaining professional experience with the Authority.

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