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Come Hear What it Takes to Develop Recycling Markets with Recycling Expert Betsy Dorn, Principal at Circular Matters, LLC at the NRC Workshop

Register now to spend a day with NRC and STAR recycling professionals on October 7, 2019 in San Antonio, TX discussing what recycling market development means, what the plans are in TX to make recycling market development work, how it's done from curbside to MRF to market, and ending with an interactive discussion focusing on best practices. You can also register for the Texas Recycling Summit on October 8-9 and continue the conversation during the rest of the event!

Betsy Dorn is one of three Principals at Circular Matters LLC, a consulting firm specializing in sustainable materials management solutions and circular economy building. For 30 years, Betsy has been a consultant assisting public and private sector clients develop waste management and recycling plans, evaluate policies and operations, and launch new recycling programs. Over the course of her career, Betsy has completed a variety of recycling market development projects including several state recycling market development plans and assessment of recycling market development opportunities for a variety of recyclable commodities. Prior to becoming a consultant, Betsy managed Mecklenburg County (Charlotte), N.C.’s Recycling Division for 6 years. Betsy is also a former NRC Board member, having served on the board for ten years; served on the boards of the NC Recycling Association and Recycle Florida Today; and is currently a board member for the State of Texas Alliance for Recyclers.

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