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  • JUSTINE FALLON
    • Recycling Program Manager
    Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Springfield Materials Recycling Facility 84 Birnie Avenue, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • About the Springfield MRF
    • Opened in 1989
    • Owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, operated by Waste Management
    • Receive and sort 45,000 tons of recyclables from 78 towns in western Massachusetts (population just under 1 million)
    • Sell recyclables to manufacturers that use them to make new products
  • Recycling Program Manager Responsibilities:
    • Facility/Infrastructure
      • Manage contracts with Operator and Municipalities
      • Building Maintenance
      • Operational Oversight
      • Recycling In frastructure
  • Recycling Program Manager Responsibilities:
    • Education/Outreach
      • Facility Tours – 1000+ people annually
      • Brochures
      • Website
      • Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia
      • Hotline
      • Newsletter
      • Media/Press –
        • radio and TV interviews, press releases, podcasts
      • Media Events –
        • Earth Day, America Recycles Day
      • Legislative Breakfasts
      • Quarterly Recycling Coordinator Educational Workshops
  • MRF 20 th Anniversary Event Harry Potter Recycling Promotion Tour Room Exhibit Poster 6 th grade bookcover project Recycling at the Big E
  • Recycling Program Manager Responsibilities:
    • Recycling Industry/Trends
      • Track recycling markets
      • Track recycling rules, policies and legislation
      • Track solid waste trends
      • Collaborate with trade associations, other states, and cities
  • People I work with:
    • Local Department of Public Works/Recycling Coordinators
    • Businesses
    • Residents/Individuals
    • Teachers, School Officials, and Custodians
    • Elected Officials – State Legislators, Mayors
    • Environmental Consultants
    • Recycling Companies
    • Manufacturers/Trade Associations
    • Solid Waste Haulers
    • Press/Media
    • Graphic Designers, Web Designers, Ad Agencies
  • Education/Skills
    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Public Speaking
    • Marketing
    • Writing
    • Math for financial analysis, trend analysis
    • Research
    • Creativity