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kim wardJan Foster

Solid Waste Manager, Waste Reduction Partners
Economic and Community Development



  • BA Environmental Conservation, University of Colorado, 1994
  • Special emphasis in natural resource economics

Professional Experience

Jan has worked in recycling and solid waste management programs for more than 20 years.  For the past five years, Jan has served as the Solid Waste Program Manager with Waste Reduction Partners.  In this role, she works with a wide variety of clients - including commercial, industrial, and agricultural sector businesses, public sector entities and educational institutions - providing technical assistance with waste reduction.

Prior to that, Jan worked with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, the State of Georgia Purchasing Office and the University of Colorado Recycling Services.


  • Public and private sector waste reduction assessments
  • Solid waste reduction project management

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