Mateo Ocejo

Mateo Ocejo


Prior to founding Net Zero Waste Inc., Mateo Ocejo spent 10 years working in the environmental industry, most recently with AECOM (formerly known as Earth Tech Canada).

During that time, Mateo has provided a wide range of clients with guidance and support with the design and implementation of cost effective environmentally sustainable and publicly accepted diversion strategies. A specific focus has been placed on compost program structure and in-vessel facility design.


Doug Livesey

Lead Operator

Doug is our lead operator at Net Zero Waste Abbotsford. Doug has extensive experience in the composting industry and site management. Doug's leadership and dedication to best management practices and safety has helped our flagship facility operate with no safety incidents and an odour free track record. Doug has successfully learned the operation of the Gore Cover System and completed complimentary training to fine tune his expertise. Doug is a valued member of our team working hard for the success of this project. 


Mabel Taylor

After graduating with a Bachelor in Business Communication, Mabel decided to continue her studies while also fulfilling a passion for traveling in Salamanca Spain where she earned her Master's degree.

She then worked for an international appliance corporation in Mexico before deciding to further expand her studies in Canada where she completed a Diploma in Accounting. Mabel Enjoys working for Net Zero Waste as she believes that the company is contributing to the preservation of our environment. 

Facility Alumni - "The Originals"

Lyle, Gerhard & Phil


Net Zero Waste Abbotsford remains open and we are accepting residential yard and garden waste drop offs.  For livestock disposal inquiries, contact Edwin Berkhof at 604-401-8463. Local residents are recommended to check the City of Abbotsford’s Evacuation Order and Alerts for the latest updates on the flood.