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Solid Waste & Recycling Advisory Committee (SWRAC)

Membership And Contact

To contact SWRAC please email [email protected]. While SWRAC members are appointed and have voting rights, interested parties may attend general meetings.




Kelly Offner, Executive Director

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

SWRAC Member (Co-Chair)

Fern Gookin, Vice President

Revolution Recovery

SWRAC Member (Co-Chair)

Bob Anderson, Vice President

Closed Loop Partners

SWRAC Member

John R. Embick, Attorney at Law

Environmental Law

SWRAC Member

Kristine Knapp, Director Of Sustainability

Mayor's Office of Sustainability

SWRAC Member

Dan Garofalo, Environmental Sustainability Director

University of Pennsylvania

SWRAC Member

Pending US Recycling (Newman Paper) SWRAC Member

Paul M. Kohl, PE, Planning & Research Manager

City  of Philadelphia Water Department

SWRAC Member

Francine Locke, Director of Environmental Services

Philadelphia School District

Interested Party

Joseph Otis Minott, Esq., Executive Director

Clean Air Council

SWRAC Member

Chuck Raudenbush, Government Affairs Mgr.

 Waste Management, Inc.

SWRAC Member

Maurice Sampson, Principal

 Clean Water Action

SWRAC Member

Vivian Van Story, Founder & President

Community Land Trust Corp.

SWRAC Member