Jim Olson

Waste Management Specialist, IWRC


M.S. (Thermal and Environmental Engineering), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; B.A. (Biology), University of Northern Iowa.


As Waste Management Specialist, Jim manages the original program of the IWRC, On-Site Reviews. He also continues to work directly with Iowa small businesses, assists with their environmental and regulatory concerns and presents at workshops and conferences.

Jim's areas of expertise include environmental regulations related to solid and hazardous waste, wastewater and petroleum product storage, pollution prevention, and employee training in those areas.

Latest News & Views

united states, china and the stock market
Upcoming event: What if business stopped pandering to China?

Monday, December 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Curris Business Building #109 John Deere Auditorium

China has become increasingly assertive in forcing companies wishing to do business in China to conform to Chinese governmental demands. What if U.S. companies stopped pandering to China?

1 week 4 days ago