Rob is the Director of Grants and Community Development for The Recycling Partnership where he works to help communities across the country implement best management practices for their public recycling programs. Rob joined The Recycling Partnership staff in February 2018. His career has included work at both the state and local levels. Prior to joining The Partnership, Rob served for 8 years at the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality leading efforts to support local government recycling systems. Before working for NC DEQ, Rob worked for 12 years in Orange County, NC where he managed public recycling programs for this community of 140,000 people. Rob loves helping public recycling programs look for options to grow recovery and expand access to waste reduction and recycling services.