Local Recycling Officials

Source: U.S. EPA Region 3, October 2012

Karl Frost, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, State Recycling Office

Phone: (334) 242-5322 

Email: karl.frost@adeca.alabama.gov 

To find local recycling contacts, try Earth911.

Larry Bryant, Chief 

Solid Waste Branch 

Alabama Department of Environmental Management 

P.O. Box 301463  

Montgomery, AL 36130-1463  

334.271.7771 

fax 334.279.3050 

jlb@adem.state.al.us

Van Johnson

State Recycling Coordinator

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

PO Box 5690

Montgomery, AL 36103-5690

334.242.5322

van@adeca.state.al.us

Glenn Miller

Environmental Specialist 

AK Dept. of Environmental Conservation 

410 Willoughby  

Juneau, AK  99801 

907.465.5153 

fax 907.465.5362 

gmiller@envircon.state.ak.us 

Tom Turner

Recycling Public Assistance 

AK Dept. of Environmental Conservation 

555 Cordova St. 

Anchorage, AK  99567 

907.269.7582 

tom_turner@envircon.state.ak.us 

Julie Boles, Manager, integrated Waste Mgmt

Waste Programs Division, Department of Environmental Quality

1110 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ  85007

Boles.Juli@azdeq.gov

602-771-4170

Robert Hunter Recycling Program Manager

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

5301 Northshore Drive

North Little Rock, AK  72218-5317

Ph: 501-682-0814 Fax 501-682-0880

hunter@adeq.state.ar.us

Western Arkansas Recycling Coordinator

Betsy Spetich, spetich@adeq.state.ar.us

5301 Northshore Drive

North Little Rock, AR 72118-5317

(501) 682-0822  Fax: (501) 682-0568

Eastern Arkansas Recycling Coordinator

Michelle Gillham, gillham@adeq.state.ar.us

5301 Northshore Drive

North Little Rock, AR 72118-5317

(501) 682-0816  Fax: (501) 682-0568

Wolf Kray

Environmental Protection Specialist

Solid Waste & Materials Management Program

Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment

4300 Cherry Creek Drive South

Denver, CO  80246

303.692.3337

wolfgang.kray@state.co us

David Snapp, Environmental Protection Specialist 

Solid Waste & Materials Management Program

Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment

4300 Cherry Creek Drive South

Denver, CO  80246

303.692.3425 

david.snapp@dphe.state.co us 

Chris Nelson , General Recycling Contact 

Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

Source Reduction and Recycling Program

Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance

79 Elm Street

Hartford, CT 06106-5127

Phone: (860) 424-3454; Fax: (860) 424-4081 

Chris.Nelson@ct.gov

Judy Belaval

Office of Source Reduction and Recycling -Bureau of MM&CA

DEEP

79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127 

P: 860.424-3237|F: 860.424-4081|E: Judy.Belaval@ct.gov 

K. C. Alexander, Compost Contact 

CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

Source Reduction and Recycling Program

Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance

79 Elm Street

Hartford, CT 06106-5127

Phone: (860) 424-3239; Fax: (860) 424-4081 

kathy.alexander@ct.gov 

Local Municipal Recycling contacts

James D. Short

Environmental Scientist IV

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section

Phone: 302-739-9403

Fax: 302-739-5060

Email : james.short@state.de.us

www.recycling.delaware.gov

Mr. Bill Miller, Program Manager

Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

89 Kings Highway

Dover, Delaware  19901

(302) 739-9403 Fax: (302) 739-5060 

Email: bill.miller@state.de.us

Delaware Solid Waste Authority 

http://www.dswa.com/

William B. Easley, Jr., Recycling Program Officer 

Office of Recycling, Department of Public Works, District of Columbia

2800B New York Avenue 

Washington, D.C.  20002 

202-576-9281 Direct | 202-645-8245 Hotline 

202-645-7191 Main   | 202-645-8518 Fax 

Email:  william.easley@dc.gov 

Russell Klein, Program Coordinator 

Office of Recycling, Department of Public Works, District of Columbia

2800B New York Avenue 

Washington, D.C.  20002

202-576-9414 Direct |  202-645-8245 Hotline  

202-645-7191 Main   |  202-645-8518 Fax 

Email:  russell.klein@dc.gov

Florida Department Of Environmental Protection

Recycling Program MS 4555

2600 Blair Stone Rd.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400 Main Switchboard

850-245-8706

Fax: 850-245-8811

Ron Henricks

Recycling Program Manager

EPA Liaison, Rule & Statutory Development & Analysis

Contact for issues relating to the implementation of the recycling components for Section 403.7033, F.S.

Recycling Loan Committee Member  850-245-8717

Suzanne Boroff

Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling Coordinator

C&D Reporting Management

Recovered Materials Dealer Certification & Reporting Management

Innovative Recycling Grants Review Committee & Project Manager

Contact for C&D, Yard Waste, & Land Clearing Debris Issues

Contact for Paper & Metals Recycling Issues

Recycling Loan Program Coordinator

Staff support for the implementation of the recycling components of Section 403.7033, F.S.  850-245-8718

Shannan Reynolds

Florida Solid Waste Management Report Contact

Annual County Data Reports Coordinator

Innovative Recycling Grants Review Committee & Project Manager

America Recycles Day State Coordinator

Contact for Carpet Recycling Issues

Staff support for the implementation of the recycling components of Section 403.7033, F.S.

Recycling Loan Committee Member

State Recycling Coordinators Contact  850-245-8716

Jill Scarborough

State Office Recycling Coordinator

General Recycling Education & Promotion Contact

Web Forum Administrator

Solid Waste Management Report Coordinator

Greening Florida's Government Coordinator

Retail Bag Study Manager (Section 403.7033, F.S.)

Recycling Loan committee member

Staff support for the implementation of the recycling components of Section 403.7033, F.S.

Contact for K-12 Educational Resources and Outreach

Contact for Earth 911 website  850-245

Ron Hendricks,

Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Recycling Office

Phone: (850) 245-7117

Email: ron.hendricks@dep.state.fl.us

Find local recycling contacts

Deatre Denion

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

60 Executive Park South, NE

Atlanta, GA 30329-2231

phone 912-704-4136

deatre.denion@dca.ga.gov 

Stephanie Busch, GA EPD

4244 International Parkway, Suite 104

Atlanta, GA 30354

404-362-2539

stephanie.busch@dnr.state.ga.us 

www.gaepd.org 

Lauren Travis, Sustainability Program

GA DNR

lauren.travis@dnr.state.ga.us 

404-651-5120 

www.dnr.state.ga.us

Conchita.Taitano, Director Air & Land Programs

Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Post Office Box 22439 GMF

Ph:  671.475.1658  Fax: 671.475.8007

conchita.taitano@epa.guam.gov

Barrigada, Guam  96921

John Valera, Planner

Office of Solid Waste Management, Department of Health

919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 212

Honolulu, HI  96814

Ph: (808) 586-4226   Fax: (808) 586-7509

john.valera@doh.hawaii.gov

Also visit here http://hawaii.gov/health/environmental/waste/sw/index.html 

Ben Jarvis, Pollution Prevention Projects Coordinator

DEQ State Office

Environmental Management & Information Division

1410 N. Hilton

Boise, ID 83706

(208) 373-0146

ben.jarvis@deq.idaho.gov

David Ross, Recycling Specialist

IL Dept of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Illinois Energy Office - Recycling and Waste Reduction Programs

500 E. Monroe, Ridgely-12

Springfield, IL  62701-1643

Phone:  217-782-7887  Fax:  217-785-2618

David.Ross@illinois.gov

David E. Smith, Recycling Specialist

IL Dept of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Illinois Energy Office - Recycling and Waste Reduction Programs

500 E. Monroe, Ridgely-12

Springfield, IL  62701-1643

Phone:  217-785-2006  Fax:  217-785-2618

David.E.Smith@illinois.gov

Maria Renner, Branch Chief

Pollution Prevention and Recycling Branch

Office of Compliance Assistance

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

100 North Senate Avenue, MC 64-01

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2251 

Phone: (317) 232-8172 Fax: (317) 233-52867

Email: mrenner@idem.in.gov

Pam Koons, Sr. Manager

Recycling Market Development Program

Office of Compliance Assistance

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

100 North Senate Avenue, IGCN 13th Floor

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2251

Phone: (317) 234-4055

pkoons@idem.in.gov

Matt McDonald, Environmental Specialist

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

502 East 9th Street

Des Moines, IA  50319-0034

Ph: (515) 281-8150  Fax: (515) 281-8895

matt.mcdonald@dnr.iowa.gov

Rodney Ferguson, Public Service Executive

Kansas Department of Health and Envrionment

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 320

Topeka, KS  66612

785-296-1600

Rferguson@kdheks.gov

Tom Heil, Recycling Assistance Section Staff 

200 Fair Oaks, 2nd Floor 

Frankfort, KY  40601 

Ph: (502) 564-6716   Fax: (502) 564-3492 

Thomas.Heil@ky.gov 

Bijan Sharafkhani, Solid Waste Division 

LA Dept. of Environmental Quality 

PO Box 82135 

Baton Rouge, LA  70884-2178 

225.765.0355  fax 225.765.0617

bijan_s@deq.state.la.us

George M. MacDonald, Director

Sustainability Unit

Bureau of Remediation 

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

17 State House Station (mailing)

28 Tyson Drive (physical location)

Augusta, Maine  04333-0017

Tel: 207-287-2870

George.MacDonald@maine.gov

State Recycling Organization 

Victor Horton, Executive Director

Maine Resource Recovery Association

PO Box 1838

Bangor, ME  04402-1838

Tel: (207) 942-6772

E-mail: victor.horton@mrra.net  Website: http://www.mrra.net/

Mr. David Mrgich

Maryland Department of the Environment

WAS/RMOP

1800 Washington Blvd

Suite 610

Baltimore, MD 21230-1719

(410) 537-3314  Fax:    (410) 537-3321

Email: dmrgich@mde.state.md.us

Maryland County Recycling Coordinators link 

http://www.mdrecycles.org/local.asp

Brooke Nash, 

MA Department of Environmental Protection

1 Winter Street

Boston, MA  02108

Ph: 617-292-5778  Fax: 617-292-5984

brooke.nash@state.ma.us

Matthew Flechter, Recycling and Composting Coordinator

525 W. Allegan St.

Lansing, MI  48909

(517) 373-8422    Fax: (517) 335-2245

flechterm@michigan.gov

Wayne Gjerde, Recycling Market Development Coordinator

Environmental Economic Development

MPCA

520 Lafayette Road N 

St Paul MN 55155

Ph 651-757-2392  Cell Ph 651-285-0460   Fax 651-215-0246

wayne.gjerde@state.mn.us       www.recyclemoreminnesota.org

John David Burns, State Recycling Coordinator 

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

P. O. Box 2261

Jackson, MS 39225

Phone: 601/961-5005  Fax: 601/961-5703

John_Burns@deq.state.ms.us

Mark Williams, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Phone: (601) 961-5304 

Email: Mark_Williams@deq.state.ms.us

To find local recycling contacts, try Earth 911.

Brenda Ardrey, Operations Section Chief

Solid Waste Management Program

573.526.9940

brenda.ardrey@dnr.mo.gov

Rob Didriksen- Govt Agency recycling issues

MO State Recycling Program

PO Box 809

Jefferson City  MO 65102 

MO State Recycling Program Webpage http://oa.mo.gov/purch/recypro.html 

phone:  573-751-3384   Rob.Didriksen@oa.mo.gov

Kristin Allan Tipton, Development Director

EIERA

P.O. Box 744

(325 Jefferson Street)

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Kristin.AllanTipton@eiera.mo.gov

Dusti Johnson, Recycling & Market Development Specialist

Department of Environmental Quality

1100 N. Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT 59620 

Ph: (406)841-5253  Fax: (406)841-5091

dujohnson@mt.gov

Steve Danahy, Supervisor

Waste Planning & Aid Unit

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

PO Box 98922,  Lincoln, NE  68509-8922

402-471-0273

Steve.Danahy@nebraska.gov

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection 

Recycling Hotline: 1-800-597-5856

Northern NV:

Jasmine Vittori (jvittori@ndep.nv.gov)

Northern Nevada Recycling Coordinator

901 So. Steward St., Ste 4001

Carson City, NV 89701-5249

Phone (775) 687-9466

jvittori@ndep.nv.gov

Nicole Goehring (ngoehring@ndep.nv.gov)

Southern Nevada Recycling Coordinator

2030 E. Flamingo Rd., Ste 230

Las Vegas, NV 89119-0837

Phone (702) 486-2850 x225

ngoehring@ndep.nv.gov

Sharon Yergeau, Supervisor

Solid Waste Compliance Assurance

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

603 271-2906

sharon.yergeau@des.nh.gov

Guy Watson, Chief, Bureau of Recycling and Planning

NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection

401 E. State St.

Trenton, NJ   08625

Ph: 609-984-3438  Fax: 609-  633-1112

guy.watson@dep.state.nj.us

Sarah Pierpont, Deputy Director

New Mexico Recycling Coalition

PO Box 24364

Santa Fe, NM  87502 

phone: (505) 603-0558. fax :505-471-0328

sarah@recyclenewmexico.com

Tim Gray

New Mexico Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau

Recycling Section Outreach

PO Box 5468

Santa Fe NM 87502

505-827-0129

tim.gray@state.nm.us

English Bird, Executive Director

New Mexico Recycling Coalition

505-983-4470

english@recyclenewmexico.com

www.recyclenewmexico.com

Peter Petit, Chief, Bureau of Waste Reduction and Recycling

625 Broadway 

Albany, NY  12233-7253

Ph: (518) 402-8706  Fax: (518) 402-9024

pmpettit@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Linda Jacobs                                                                       Jim Gilbert

Environmental Services Unit                                       Environmental Services Unit

NYS Empire State Development                                NYS Empire State Development

625 Broadway, 8th floor                                                  400 Andrews Street, Suite 300 

Albany, NY 12245                                                             Rochester, NY 14604

(518) 292-5346                                                                   (585) 399-7055

ljacobs@esd.ny.gov                                                       jgilbert@esd.ny.gov

Linda specializes in recycling market development for C&D debris, deconstruction, and building materials reuse 

Jim specializes in recycling market development for plastics and rubber (tires) 

Also see for more NY recycling contacts: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8511.html

Scott Mouw, North Carolina Division of Environmental Assistance and Outreach

Phone: (919) 707-8114

Email: scott.mouw@ncdenr.gov

To find local recycling contacts, use North Carolina’s recycling coordinator directory.

Locate local market information with North Carolina’s Recycling Market Directory.

Locate local material exchange information at North Carolina’s Waste Trader.

Locate local biomass material exchange information at North Carolina’s Biomass Trader.

Wendy G. Worley

Recycling Business Development Specialist

NC Recycling Business Assistance Center (RBAC)

Phone/Fax:  919-707-8136

wendy.worley@ncdenr.gov

www.p2pays.org/rbac

Kent Balland 

ND Dept. of Health 

1200 Missouri Ave. 

PO Box 5520 

Bismarck, ND  58506-5520 

701.328.5166

Bryce Hulsey

Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality

P.O. Box 1677 

Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677

405-702-5100 e-mail  bryce.hulsey@deq.ok.gov

Michael Patton, 

Oklahoma Recycling Association 

www.recycleok.org

email : recyclemichael@yahoo.com

Association of Oregon Recyclers:

PO Box 13328

Portland, OR 97213

Tel: 503-233-3056  Fax: 503-232-0272

Amy Roth, Resource Director: amy@aorr.org

Kelly Panciera, Communications Director: kelly@aorr.org

County Recycling coordinators link: http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/sw/contacts.htm

Georgia Kagle, Environmental Group Manager-Recycling

PA Department of Environmental Protection

400 Market Street, PO Box 8472

Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472

717-787-0119    gkagle@pa.gov

www.depweb.state.pa.us

Larry Holley-- Division Chief, Waste Min & Planning 

Division of Waste Minimization and Planning   Bureau of Waste Management 

PA Department of Environmental Protection 

14th Floor Rachel Carson State Office Building 

PO Box 8472  Harrisburg PA 17105-8472  

717-787-7382 lholley@pa.gov

List of PA County Recycling coordinators

http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/wm/RECYCLE/document/cou...

Alyson.Silva, Commercial Recycling Coordinator

RI Department of Environmental Management

235 Promenade Street

Providence, RI  02908

Ph: (401) 222-2797 ex. 7134  Fax: (401) 222-3812

alyson.silva@dem.ri.gov

Elizabeth.Stone, Programming Services Officer

RI Department of Environmental Management

235 Promenade Street

Providence, RI  02908

Ph: 401-222-4700 x2422  Fax: 401-222-6802

elizabeth.stone@dem.ri.gov

Richard Chesley, Manager

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

2600 Bull Street

Columbia, SC  29201

Ph: (803) 896-4209  Fax: (803) 896-4001

cheslerl@dhec.sc.gov

Chantal Fryer, Manager

SC Dept of Commerce

1201 Main Street Suite 1600

Columbia, SC  29201

Ph: 803-737-0477  fax: 803-806-3427

cfryer@sccommerce.com

Eric Melaro

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

2600 Bull Street

Columbia, SC  29201

Ph: (803) 896-4231  Fax: (803) 896-4001

melaroew@dhec.sc.gov

Elizabeth Rosinski 

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

2600 Bull Street

Columbia, SC  29201

Ph: (803) 896-4238  Fax: (803) 896-4001

rosinsev@dhec.sc.gov

Larry Christley, Program Manager

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

401 Church Street, 5th Floor

Nashville, TN  37243-1535

Ph: 615-532-0744   fax: 615-532-0886

larry.christley@tn.gov

Locate local market information with Tennessee’s Markets Directory. 

Locate local material exchange information with Tennessee’s Materials Exchange. 

To find local recycling contacts, try Earth 911

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Recycling MC-108

PO Box 13087

Austin, TX 78711-3087

512-239-3143

recycle@tceq.texas.gov

http://www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/P2Recycle/recycling.html

G. Michael Lindner

ph  (512) 239 – 3045  fax  (512) 239 - 1065

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Pollution Prevention and Education

MC-113

PO Box 13087

Austin, Texas 78711-3087

Mike Lindner Mike.Lindner@tceq.texas.gov

Shannon Herriott 

TxDot recycling contact

Sam Reyes.  Sam.reyes@txdot.gov 

Phone: 512- 302-2422

Email: shannon.herriott@tceq.texas.gov

Patrick Sheehan/ Allan Moore

Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste

PO Box 144880

Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4880

801-536-0200

psheehan@utah.gov

Carey Hengstenberg, Solid Waste Management Program

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

Tel: (802) 241-2653; Fax: (802) 241-3296

carey.hengstenberg@state.vt.us

Steve Coe, Program Coordinator - Recycling & Waste Tire Management

Division of Land Protection & Revitalization 

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

629 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219 

Toll Free: 1-800-592-5482    Direct: 804-698-4029   Fax: 804-698-4224

 steve.coe@deq.virginia.gov

www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/LandProtectionRevitalization/RecyclingandL...

  

List of Virginia County Recycling Coordinators

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/LandProtectionRevitalization/Recycl...

Carol Throckmorton

State Solid Waste Management Board

1615 Washington Street, East

Charleston, West Virginia  25311

(304) 558-0844  Fax: (304) 558-0899

Email: cthrockmorton@gwmail.state.wv.us 

Paul Hayes 304-926-0448 ext. 1673

State Solid Waste Management Board

1615 Washington Street, East

Charleston, West Virginia  25311

Ph: 304-926-0448 ext. 1673  Fax:: (304) 558-0899

Paul.F.Hayes@wv.gov

West Virginia Solid Waste Authority Contacts 

http://www.state.wv.us/swmb/SWA/SWAList/SWAList.htm

Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association

P. O. Box 310

Powell, Wyoming 82435

Web site: www.wswra.com

Bill Vance, President, 742-6641, bvance@arkregionalservices.com

1150 North 3rd Street, Laramie, Wyoming 82072

Myron Heny, Secretary-Treasurer, 254-2493, mwheny@tctwest.net

Cynde LaCounte, Editor, USED NEWS, 765-2964, lacounte@tctwest.net

P. O. Box 57, Greybull, Wyoming 82426

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Robert A. Doctor, P.G., Program Manager

Craig McOmie, State Recycling Coordinator

Solid Waste Permitting and Corrective Action

Solid and Hazardous Waste Division

152 North Durbin Street, Suite 100

Casper, Wyoming 82601

473-3450

FAX 473-3458

Email: bdocto@wyo.gov or cmcomi@wyo.gov

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Steve Roseberry

Pollution Prevention (P2) Program Coordinator

Office of Outreach and Environmental Assistance

Herschler Building 4-W

122 West 25th Street

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

777-7347

FAX 777-5973

Email: sroseb@wyo.gov

Jackson Community Recycling

Heather Overholser

P. O. Box 9088

Jackson, Wyoming 83002

733-7678

FAX 733-7616

Email: jcrecycling@tetonwyo.org

Web site: www.tetonwyo.org/recycling