Waste management continues to be a global movement for a safer and a better world. Austin City Council is one of the few city councils in the world to legislate on waste management. Zero Waste Plan, which is a blueprint on a sustainable waste management, has been termed as a visionary way to a better Austin. The initiate is incomplete without mentioning Rick Cofer. Cofer has not only given the initiative unparalleled leadership but he has also been part of the team changing perceptions about waste management.
Through Rick Cofer leadership, there has been some notable development beyond legislation and awareness. As the chairperson of the initiative, Cofer and his team have been able to push for funding of waste management initiative around the city council. Although the budget proposals by Cofer and his team are still in the proposal stages, it is a huge step towards a cleaner and healthier Austin. Regardless of the funding option the city council adopts, Rick Cofer and the task force are opportunistic of a full functional recycling entity in the city and recurrent cleaning initiatives. Even without the above, the Austin city council is cleaner now than it was before.
On top of being a committed member in the Austin community, Rick Cofer is part of the vast legal fraternity in Austin. Apart from being a successful defense attorney and a prosecutor in the early days of his career, Cofer has changed his career direction. In the past 24 months, he became part of history by opening The Law Office of Rick Cofer. Through this new entity, Cofer is specializing in different niches of law. For example, he is practicing juvenile and family law, DWI, and all cases revolving around drug possession. These cases have given him another new insight into the life and the impact he can bring to his community.
Apart from being a successful attorney and being part of the brilliant environmental campaign, Rick Cofer has other interests. He is passionate about humanity and other range of human interests. As part of his strong beliefs of the value to human life, Cofer is passionate about his community drive to eradicate homelessness. He is also a visible part of conservation campaigns around his neighborhood and more important part and supporter of Kind Clinic. In all these capacities, Cofer has been able to serve in different capacities, both local and at the national level. It is also important to note that he is a dedicated member of the Democratic Party.