ATLANTA, Georgia Rubicon Global, the leading provider of waste and recycling solutions, has hired seasoned strategist Michael Allegretti to lead its public policy efforts.

Allegretti comes to Rubicon from Uber, where he oversaw public policy, political and community engagement strategy in New York, the company’s largest market.

His success in forging a path for Uber’s technology-driven transportation model will be invaluable to Rubicon, which is seeking similar disruption through technology in the waste and recycling industry.

Michael brings a valuable mix of industry disruption, sustainability and political expertise to Rubicon,” Rubicon CEO Nate Morris says.

Leveraging its cloud-based technology, Rubicon connects businesses with its network of independent haulers to drive down waste and recycling costs and divert more waste from landfills.

As Rubicon’s head of public policy, Allegretti will focus on building relationships with municipalities across the country, driving the company’s efforts tos upport zero-waste initiatives, and educating the public on the importance of creating a more sustainable waste and recycling model.

Rubicon Global is the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.