Jennifer Trent

Waste Reduction Specialist, Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC)




Education

B.A. (Geography with an Environmental emphasis), University of Northern Iowa; M.A.(Geography), University of Northern Iowa


Research Interests

Composting, recycling and reduction of greenhouse gasses


Responsibilities

Jennifer is an Environmental Specialist at the IWRC. She works on implementing and coordinating the Solid Waste Alternative Program (SWAP) grant for food waste recycling and diversion as well as researching other solid waste and recycling projects and opportunities. Jennifer also works with the On-Site Review program and the IAEAP to conduct site visits and compliance assistance.


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