Mateo Ocejo


Mr. Jaye-Jay Berggren

Director and Operator

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.


Jaye-Jay is a member of the Certified Organic Association of British Columbia (COABC) and currently owns and operates a small Certified Organic farm in the Sea to Sky corridor. Jaye-Jay sits on the S.L.R.D. Area C: Agricultural Advisory Committee and has committed to sustainable agriculture in the region. He has completed a Compost Facility Operators course at the Washington State University in Puyallup, W.A. and has extensive experience in working with local First Nations. He has established many positive, long lasting relationships within the local communities and will continue to work towards additional positive long term relationships in the corridor. Jaye-Jay has been working with Net Zero Waste since 2009 and has been directly involved in the startup and operations at a similar Gore Cover compost facility in Sechelt, B.C.