Sarah Dearman, Chief Innovation Officer


From corporate to government and nonprofit sustainability initiatives, Sarah has spent her career collaborating for good. As the Chief Innovation Officer, for The Recycling Partnership, Sarah specializes in building action-oriented collaborations to accelerate the circular economy which has included launching the Circular Economy Accelerator, U.S. Plastics Pact, Pathway to Circularity, and more with her stellar team and partners. Having spent time leading sustainable packaging initiatives at Coca-Cola as well as managing sustainability initiatives for Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources, Sarah understands the power of public-private collaboration and is passionate about maximizing partnerships for positive change.

Why I Care About the Circular Economy

“Working toward a circular economy, where waste is eliminated and natural resources are preserved, is good for people and the planet.”

Personal Passions and Interests

Sarah loves spending time at the beach and on the water with her family.



If you want to work together to accelerate the circular economy, reach out to Sarah at sdearman @