Recycling Coordinators

What they do:

Supervise curbside and drop-off recycling programs for municipal governments or private firms.

On the job, you would:

  • Oversee recycling pick-up or drop-off programs to ensure compliance with community ordinances.
  • Supervise recycling technicians, community service workers, or other recycling operations employees or volunteers.
  • Assign truck drivers or recycling technicians to routes.
  • Coordinate recycling collection schedules to optimize service and efficiency.
  • Coordinate shipments of recycling materials with shipping brokers or processing companies.
  • Create or manage recycling operations budgets.
  • Design community solid and hazardous waste management programs.
  • Develop community or corporate recycling plans and goals to minimize waste and conform to resource constraints.
  • Implement grant-funded projects, monitoring and reporting progress in accordance with sponsoring agency requirements.
  • Investigate violations of solid waste or recycling ordinances.

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