Caroline Barry

Program Manager

Caroline is a Program Manager at the Center for the Circular Economy, the firm’s innovation hub for research, analysis, and pre-competitive collaborations to accelerate the transition to the circular economy and a waste-free world.

She is a project lead for the Composting Consortium, where she focuses on piloting solutions and building investment roadmaps for technologies and infrastructure to promote the recovery of compostable food packaging and food scraps at scale.

Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners, Caroline was a consultant for an international consumer goods company, where she oversaw sustainable packaging and circularity strategy, implementation, and execution. During that time, her work was recognized by B Lab as one of two key best practices during the company’s B Corp recertification. She is also the co-creator of the Packaging Innovation Portal; the first website of its kind that supports consumer goods companies, manufacturers, and retailers in the transition away from petroleum-based packaging materials to compostable, renewable, and circular packaging solutions.

Caroline received her B.A. in Communications from Loyola University Maryland and her Master’s in Environmental Sustainability with a specialization in sustainable food systems from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


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