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Recycling Coordinators

Recycling coordinators develop and manage recycling programs for different types of organizations.

Recycling coordinators organize, develop, promote, and manage recycling programs with a goal of minimizing waste and conforming to resource constraints. They ensure consistent operations, manage operations budgets, and prepare and maintain reports on the status of recycling programs.

Quick Facts

Why green?

Recycling coordinators manage pollution reduction programs.


Median wages for the broader occupation, Recycling Coordinators, are $24.55/hour.

Typical Education and Training Needed:

A Bachelor's degree is common.

Job Title Examples:

Recycling Specialist, Recycling and Reclamation Coordinator, Recycling and Waste Reduction Specialist, Recycling Operations Manager