Kyle O’Keefe, Zero Waste Initiative Coordinator. Prior to joining Rural Action, Kyle worked for the Virgin Island Sustainable Farm Institute where he was farm manager, ecological designer, and Permaculture educator. He has taught classes at Hocking College on Resource Area Management and Island Resource Management. Kyle works to integrate ecologically designed landscapes into community based assets. He is committed to developing Appalachia Ohio’s waste stream into a catalyst for revitalizing our local economy, environment and communities.