HTC Client RecycleMatch Named One of Waste & Recycling News Rising Stars


DETROIT, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste & Recycling News has chosen 12 up-and-coming professionals for its inaugural Rising Stars awards.

The winners were picked from a batch of nearly 100 nominees under the age of 45. 

These Rising Stars serve the waste and recycling industries in a variety of ways, including engineering, landfill management, entrepreneurship, communications and public service.

"The talent level of these 100-or-so nominees was extraordinary," said WRN Editor John Campanelli. "Cutting the ranks to only 12 honorees was difficult, but it proves just how many gifted young people are in our industry."

Here are Waste & Recycling News' Rising Stars for 2012:

* Tom Buechel, owner of Rockaway Recycling & the iScrap App, Rockaway, N.J.

* Brooke Farrell, CEO and founder of RecycleMatch, Houston

* Alberto Guardado, director of collection operations for Waste Management of New Mexico, Rio Rancho, N.M.

* Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of Terracycle Inc., Trenton, N.J.

* Russell Mackie, regional vice president of Waste Pro of Florida Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

* Jeremy Labbe, engineer and environmental compliance manager of Casella Waste Systems Inc., Bangor, Maine.

* Kevin McLaughlin, environmental protection specialist for U.S. EPA,  Raleigh/Durham, N.C.

* W. Scott Radeker IV, vice president of operations at CRS Reprocessing Services LLC, Louisville, Ky.

* Stephanie Goodman, environmental manager of Republic Services Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.

* Joe Liebau Jr., executive director of WasteCap Resource Solutions, Milwaukee.

* Zachary Poucher, general manager of Advanced Disposal's South Forsyth Materials Recover Facility, South Forsyth, Ga.

* Julie Pond, founder and president of Sage Environmental Services Inc., Seattle. 

Waste & Recycling News is a media brand that provides news and information to environmental management professionals and a marketing vehicle for equipment makers and service providers. Waste & Recycling News operates a bi-weekly newspaper, the Residential Recycling Conference, the Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference, the Waste Fleet Conference, "Curbside Live" online newscast, two websites and five e-newsletters. 

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