Bob Lilienfeld is a sustainable packaging consultant and Editor of The ULS Report, a highly respected and widely read newsletter aimed at spreading the benefits of source reduction (ULS means Use Less Stuff). Both Bob and The ULS Report have received significant national attention via features in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Time, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, The Christian Science Monitor, American Demographics, Parade and Home magazines.
Bob writes regularly for Packaging Digest, Plastics Today, Brand Packaging, and other packaging and environmental publications. (Here’s a list of his latest articles.) He is also a consultant to AMERIPEN, the American Institute for Packaging and the Environment.
He has appeared on a wide variety of network television and radio programs including CBS Late Night, CNN, MSNBC, Nova, VH-1, Green Talk, and National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, The Environment Report and Living on Earth. He provided commentary for public radio and hosted Use Less Stuff on Fox, a monthly segment for FOX TV’s morning news.
His work in the areas of source reduction and waste prevention are known internationally as well. Along with co-author Dr. William L. Rathje of the University of Arizona, he has been published in The International Herald Tribune and Le Temps Strategique. The two also wrote Use Less Stuff: Environmental Solutions for Who We Really Are, published by Random House in 1998.
Bob earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, majoring in marketing, finance, and organizational behavior. He holds a BA in Social & Behavioral Psychology, also from Northwestern.
In his not-so-spare time, Bob also works as a professional photographer. All of the photos on this web site’s blog posts are his, and more can be viewed at RML Imagery.