Vote for Newton in the 20th Annual MassRecycle Awards! Courtney Forrester, Newton’s Recycling Manager, has been selected as a finalist for Individual Recycler of the Year through MassRecycle!
Courtney Forrester has volunteered for numerous leadership roles including attending SWAC meetings, restarting the Mass Product Stewardship Council, volunteering to help with awards for MassRecycle, presenting at R3 Conference on outreach and school recycling, and household hazardous waste. She has done an exemplary job on her website and has shared her resources with other recycling coordinators. She issues an electronic newsletter to residents and maintains an email list of residents who care about recycling. She works with Green Decade Newton on projects such as applying a permanent label to the 30,000 curbside Recycling carts with information on what to recycle and what not to recycle in the carts in order to maximize recycling and minimize contamination. She works with 24 schools to ensure they all recycle all SSR including cartons, and works with the Green Teams when asked. She has held compost awareness weeks to promote the City’s compost facility which includes a home composting workshop and giveaways of finished compost. Check out Courtney’s website here.
You can vote on the MassRecycle website.
And if you are on Facebook, you can vote once a day through MassRecycle’s Facebook Poll: https://www.facebook.com/MassRecycle
Polls close Friday, March 13. Let’s show our support for Newton Recycling!