Grant Readle

Grant Readle is an economist specializing in solid waste management, greenhouse gases, and materials forecasting. Mr. Readle holds a Master of Science degree in agriculture and resource economics from University of California, Davis. Mr. Readle’s most recent work and research centers on California’s various organics diversion mandates, and modelling the waste stream implications of full implementation of these programs. His data-driven approach to modelling uses well documented, peer-reviewed, and government endorsed methodologies to approach complex waste diversion issues. Mr. Readle has been a primary author on CEC Grant Final Project Reports for experimental facilities, Solid Waste Facility Permits, Hazardous Materials Business Plans, economic white papers on statewide waste Policy, research pilot projects for experimental compost facilities, greenhouse gas analyses of multiple companies, and a myriad of other research and permitting documents.


  • Master of Science in Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies – Political Science, University of California San Diego, 2008.


  • Experience using California Air Resources Board methodologies to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions from waste collection fleets.
  • Developed multiple models to project organic waste generation and processing capacity for AB 1826, AB 876, and SB 1383 regulations.
  • Calculated annual third party verified voluntary greenhouse gas emissions inventories according to the Climate Registry’s General Reporting Protocol.
  • Authored market analyses for wood wastes and anaerobic digestion technology, including marginal abatement cost analysis.
  • Brought waste facilities into compliance by composing a variety of permitting documents.

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