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Chris Toman


Chris Toman is an associate at Ecova, a Spokane, Wash.-based energy consulting firm. He partners with companies and organizations to develop sustainability, material-management and zero-waste programs.

Toman also serves on Seattle Public Utilities' Solid Waste Advisory Committee and holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Affairs.

There is much to learn from Seattle's approach to adapting and building resiliency.