Solid Waste & Recycling


SWANA technical director elected to Maryland recyclers coalition board

SWANA has announced that Lori Scozzafava, SWANA's Director of Technical Programs, has been elected to the Maryland...

SWANA has announced that Lori Scozzafava, SWANA’s Director of Technical Programs, has been elected to the Maryland Recyclers Coalition (MRC) Board of Directors. Scozzafava was nominated at the April 20, 2004 MRC Board of Directors Meeting and was officially elected on May 27, 2004 at MRC’s Annual Meeting.

"I am very excited to serve the Maryland Recyclers Coalition as a member of its Board of Directors. I hope the experience I have gained throughout my career will assist the Coalition in accomplishing its goals," remarked Scozzafava, whose term will run through May 2005.

Scozzafava has been involved with MRC since 1991, when she led the Recycling Services Division for the Maryland Department of the Environment before joining SWANA in July 1999. She also gained recycling management experience as a Senior Consultant for Falls Church, Virginia-based Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc., and as Recycling Coordinator for the Municipal Utilities Authority in Morris County, New Jersey.

SWANA Executive Director and CEO, John Skinner, Ph.D, shares Lori’s enthusiasm about her election. "We are very pleased for Lori’s election. Her involvement with the Maryland Recyclers Coalition increases SWANA’s ability to support recycling professionals," he said.

About the Maryland Recyclers Coalition (MRC):

"MRC’s mission is to promote sustainable reduction, reuse and recycling (the 3Rs) of materials otherwise destined for disposal and to promote and increase the buying of products made with recycled material content. MRC seeks to accomplish this mission through a combination of education programs, advocacy activities affecting the public policy, technical assistance efforts, and the development of markets to purchase recycled materials and manufacture products with recycled content."

About SWANA:

For over 40 years, SWANA, The Solid Waste Association of North America, has been the leading professional association in the solid waste management field. SWANA’s mission is "to advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste." SWANA serves over 7,000 members and thousands more industry professionals with technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

Contact Todd Von Deak, Director of Marketing and Member Services at
1-800-GO-SWANA (467-9262) or via email at

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