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- Eileen Kao Chief, Waste Reduction and Recycling Section, Division of Solid Waste Services, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
- Christine McDonald Freelance journalist for the Washington City Paper and author of Green, Inc., An Environmental Insider Reveals How a Good Cause Has Gone Bad, (The Lyons Press, 2008).
- Bill Easley Recycling Officer, Department of Public Works for the District of Columbia
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