by Lisa Thompson

In the world of recycling, one small change can have a large ripple effect. Recycling coordinators keep their communities informed about how their efforts matter. They also educate the public about what recycling is and how to get started and make changes. In this work, it's important to learn all that you can about recycling, take risks, and step outside the box.


Meet Colleen Sinclair, a recycling coordinator for the city of Coon Rapids, as she describes her job and the education, training, and skills needed.


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