By Roadtrip Nation

Pashon Murray


My road in life has been direct.
I grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
My family had a farm in Mississippi that I would visit often during school breaks—going down South and seeing Black people doing all kinds of progressive things was very impactful for me.
My dad was a contractor and would take me with him sometimes to the landfill, something that didn’t make sense to me even as a child.
I went to Texas Southern University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in marketing.
When I moved back home, Grand Rapids was investing in creating a more sustainable city and I started thinking about how I could help those efforts.
In 2010, I co-founded Detroit Dirt, which specializes in providing compost and biomass solutions in Detroit, Michigan.
I also launched Detroit Dirt Foundation in 2016 to combat environmental deterioration by providing programs and services on things like sustainable land utilization and improved waste management.
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I'm an advocate and entrepreneur who's aligned with climate resiliency initiatives.

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