Meg has been involved in solid waste and recycling for over 20 years, first in the public sector, now in the private sector and (as she says) always in the not-for-profit sector! She started her 20 year career in solid waste first as a town board member, then as Executive Director of the Eastern Rensselaer County Solid Waste Management Authority, and now as the Northeast Regional Director for Environmental Science and Community Affairs for Covanta Energy Corporation. In addition to paid employment, most recently she sits on the Board of Directors for the Go Green Initiative, an innovative environmental education program endorsed by PTAs throughout the United States, including New York. Meg also served on the National Recycling Coalition board for six years and was both its Chairman and President during her tenure. Additionally she was elected Chairman of America Recycles Day, Inc. for several years and remains on the NYS/America Recycles Day planning team. In New York, Meg continues serve as the Chairman of the Federation of New York Solid Waste Management Associations and sits on the board of the New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling. In Massachusetts, she is a member of the Board of Directors for MassRecycle. Meg holds a Bachelors Degree from Radford College, the Women’s Division of VPI in Physical Geography. She has made numerous presentations about all aspects of solid waste management, including waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and waste to energy in the United States and Europe.