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Outdated waste systems pollute, rather than protect.

That’s why Just Zero works to advance community-centered Zero Waste solutions – so people across the country have access to sustainable systems that enrich the environment and our lives. While Just Zero may be the new kid on the block, our spirited, spunky team of advocates have years of experience working for transformative change. And as we grow, we will continue to harness staff members’ unique skills to carry out our mission.

Just Zero operates within a fully remote environment that allows us to position our people in areas where we can be close to the action and have the most impact.

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Our staff and their distinct talents make Just Zero possible. That’s why we’ve built a supportive, collaborative, and safe work environment where everyone can be their true selves, and where all ideas are shared and encouraged.

People as People First – The well-being of our staff is a top priority for us. As such, Just Zero offers competitive compensation plans that are fair and equitable. We also have a comprehensive benefits package in which Just Zero covers 75% of all health and welfare benefit premiums for employees.

Our health coverage includes medical, dental, prescription, and vision. In addition to four weeks of vacation time for all staff, the whole organization always has the second week of August off and the week between Christmas and New Year’s off. Other benefits include sick leave, bereavement time, a disability benefit package, a retirement plan, company sponsored life insurance, and more.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, Just Zero is a qualifying employer for purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – We view Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion not as a separate component of our work, but as the overarching lens through which we move toward a more just and sustainable society. That’s why Just Zero is committed to incorporating these values into all aspects of our work. That includes organizational decisions, program priorities, team conversations, hiring, internal and external communications, and organizational growth. Learn more.

Equitable Hiring Practices – Recruiting diverse talent is a priority for Just Zero. As such, all job postings, interview processes, and onboarding practices will be developed and implemented through a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive lens.

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Transparency – All plans, strategies, decisions, schedules, and salaries are open and accessible to all team members. Nothing is secret, nothing is hidden.

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Just Zero has an extensive benefits plan that includes:

Medical
Dental
Vision
Disability and Life Insurance
Retirement Match
Flexible Schedules
Four Weeks Vacation
Two Company-Wide
Week-Long Closures
Generous Personal and
Sick Time
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