Our Team CTA
We Team With
  • Building owners, property managers, architects and engineers
  • General contractors and construction services companies
  • Collection and compaction equipment manufacturers
  • Collection container manufacturers and distributors
  • Waste, recycling and organics haulers and service providers
  • Recycling and organics end-use markets
  • Waste disposal facilities
  • Other consulting firms
Layne Vermeulen
Waste Diversion Specialist

Layne Vermeulen’s top priority is providing our clients the information and resources necessary to identify and achieve their waste diversion goals, cut their carbon footprint, and support a green economy.  Her work primarily focuses on waste diversion program planning, budget development, and implementation.  Layne specializes in listening to and gathering input from all stakeholders to troubleshoot and problem-solve by encouraging a team effort.  Additionally, she supports the launch of waste diversion programs through educational guidance and training sessions.

Layne received a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from St. Cloud State University.  She has nine years of experience at University of Minnesota Extension, specializing in 4-H youth development.  With a focus on developing experiential learning programs, Layne has a knack for creating pathways for communities to thrive.  She is a member of the Recycling Association of Minnesota and an avid reader.

Andrea Hayft
Project Support

Andrea Hayft brings to EcoConsilium over 20 years of experience in project management, communications, systems analysis, and organizational design. Andrea provides project support through developing and maintaining workflow systems and data management strategies. In addition, she focuses on office organization and time management techniques that enhance productivity, daily efficiencies and project success.

Andrea received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from St. Olaf College. She is a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and routinely speaks to groups on paper organization, time management and how to un-complicate your life. Andrea has volunteered for Women Achieving New Directions, Twin Cities Film Fest, and Laura Jeffrey Academy.