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UCM Recycling 101


Sustainability: Teach-In on Sustainability


Lauren Hershey

Municipal Recycling Program



About Lauren:  

Lauren graduated from the University of Central Missouri in May of 2010 with a BSBA in Management. The University of Central Missouri’s Business College and Small Business & Technology Development Center played major roles in Lauren’s career with the City of Jefferson. Lauren Hershey has been a Neighborhood Services Specialist for the City of Jefferson since May of 2010. She has been able to help the City increase their recycling efforts by spearheading a brand new glass recycling program and the City’s first permanent household hazardous waste collection facility.  In addition, she has helped to obtain over $25,000 in grant funds to expand current recycling programs and begin new ones.  Lauren also works with the City’s Community Development Block grant and is the Stormwater Educator.  





Presenting: Topic:


9:30 a.m. -10:05 a.m.

Union 238



How to begin a municipal recycling program and keep it going.