about Dawn Yukus

B.A. New College of Florida '07

Published Thesis: Waste Not, Want Green: Waste Reduction Through Environmentally Preferable Purchasing


Her experience includes working in a green product showroom, producing a regional green business guide, environmentally preferable procurement, sustainable operations & training, comprehensive waste management & consulting, native landscaping, teaching environmental education to middle schoolers, and more!

Other, lesser-known skills include building bicycles, coffee roasting, working in master plan design charrettes, teaching Spanish (to English speakers), and specialty cheese mongering. Who knew?!

Dawn has worked for the past four years for Whole Foods Market on their Green Mission (internal environmental accountability) program. She has been with Green Spaces NY since last October, getting her start at the Brooklyn location and moving on to help set up the Colorado arm. Here in Denver, she is working for the Mile High Business Alliance and does freelance work in everything from sustainability consulting to photography to digital marketing.

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