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Wisconsin Council on Recycling

The Wisconsin Council on Recycling, authorized in s. 287.22, Wis. Stats., is a citizens group, appointed by the governor, to advise the governor, Legislature and state agencies on solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling policy. The DNR staffs the council. Each member is appointed for a four-year term expiring on the date of commencement of the next gubernatorial term. Interim members' appointments also expire on that date. Current members include individuals representing industry, business, non-profit organizations and local units of government.

Current council members

  • David Keeling (chair), former director, Steel Recycling Institute
  • David Pellitteri (vice-chair), vice president of finance and development, Pellitteri Waste Systems
  • Heidi Woelfel (secretary), project manager, GZA GeoEnvironmental
  • Jarrod Holter, city engineer/director of public works, City of Onalaska
  • Mark Walter, business development manager, Brown County Port & Resource Recovery
  • Barb Worcester, deputy chief of staff, Office of Governor Tony Evers
  • Jeff Zillich, general manager, Advanced Disposal

Upcoming meetings

The next Council on Recycling meeting will take place Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Members of the general public are encouraged to attend and participate. Please contact Jennifer Semrau at 608-267-7550 by Dec. 2 for Zoom meeting information or with any questions.

Past meetings

If you would like a copy of a previous agenda, or meeting minutes or other documents from 2014 or earlier, please contact Jennifer Semrau.

Date Information
Sept. 29, 2020
July 21, 2020
April 23, 2020
Feb. 28, 2020
Dec. 3, 2019
Sept. 23, 2019
June 13, 2019
March 1, 2019
Dec. 12, 2018
Oct. 1, 2018
July 17, 2018
May 9, 2018
March 2, 2018
Jan. 25, 2018
Dec. 22, 2017
Nov. 30, 2017
Sept. 22, 2017
June 22, 2017
April 27, 2017
March 3, 2017
Feb. 9, 2017
Jan. 18, 2017
Nov. 3, 2016
Oct. 5, 2016
Aug. 10, 2016
July 20, 2016
May 5, 2016
Feb. 19, 2016
Jan. 13, 2016
Nov. 4, 2015
Sept. 22, 2015
May 6, 2015
Feb. 27, 2015