Matthew Cotton is Principal Consultant and Owner of Integrated Waste Management Consulting, LLC (Nevada City, California). Mr. Cotton has over twenty-five years of experience in solid waste management planning, permitting, policy, regulatory compliance, and composting.

During this time he has worked as a consultant, educator, researcher, and advocate for new and expanded organics recycling and composting programs in California and beyond.

Matthew has been on the CAW Board since 2010.