Ziad Abichaker is the CEO of Cedar Environmental, Lebanon, an environmental & industrial engineering organization. He is an Environmental Engineer, Industrial Engineer, and is referred to as the “Master Garbage Man”. He specializes in building municipal recycling facilities on the communal level going against the trend of a central mega recycling plant. He has worked on several projects and researches resulting in developing fast composting technologies to produce high-grade fertilizer, building affordable recycling and composting facilities, developing a new technology that transforms plastic bags into solid plastic panels. He is the recipient of several awards and certificates and has made numerous TV appearances for his innovative social work promoting environmental protection and green jobs creation. Ziad holds a patent in a technology to compost organic materials dynamically with no pollution, and has written extensively on environmental policies, issues and future trends. He has co-produced a documentary about the waste crisis in Lebanon entitled “A Zero Waste Lebanon”, and in 2018, he produced a documentary about the workings of waste incinerators entitled “An Incinerator for Beirut?”.