Arlan founded WeDon’tWaste, Inc. in September of 2009 after assessing needs in the community of agencies serving populations typically unserved and underserved. The economy was suffering and many of these agencies were seeing reduced funding for services and food. In conjunction with assessing agencies with the greatest needs, it was determined that a huge waste in our community was food provided by caterers, venues, restaurants and other major providers, all of which was dumped.
Arlan has been active in the non-profit community for over twenty years serving on non-profit boards and development committees as chairman of special events and has a background in law having practiced for over forty years including representing clients with limited means. Arlan also has experience in operating businesses as well. Prior to July 1, 2011, he was the Director of We Don’t Waste under the fiscal umbrella of the Denver Inner City Parish from September 2009 through June 30, 2011.
As the Executive Director, Mr. Preblud is committed to expanding We Don’t Waste including developing and collaborating with both public and private institutions to increase food security, while at the same time reducing food waste and its detrimental impact on climate change.