Keefe Harrison

Keefe Harrison, CEO of The Recycling Partnership 

Keefe Harrison is a founder and the CEO of The Recycling Partnership, a mission-driven NGO committed to protecting the planet by fixing recycling and activating a circular economy in the U.S.  


An international speaker, media pundit, and environmental author, Keefe is a 25-year veteran of the space, fiercely committed to her organization’s mission of delivering lasting change. Under her leadership since 2014, The Partnership has grown from an idea to a national movement that’s leveraging more than $170 million of investment, partnering with more than 3,000 U.S. communities, and delivering more than 1 billion new pounds of recyclables… and they’re just getting started. Before recycling, Keefe worked on a logging crew in North Carolina, researched sea turtles in Costa Rica, and studied reindeer husbandry in Finland.