Container Recycling Institute Names New Executive Director

The Container Recycling Institute (CRI) has appointed Susan V. Collins as its new executive director. Collins, who has previously worked for SCS Engineers, R3 Consulting Group and HF&H Consultants, has 20 years of experience in advising local governments on solid waste, recycling and sustainability issues.

“This is an exciting time for the Container Recycling Institute, as we work toward finding new solutions to increase and improve beverage container recycling” said Tex Corley, chair of CRI’s board, and president and CEO of Houston-based Strategic Materials, in a press release. “Susan’s leadership and background will drive container recycling solutions that will build both a more sustainable environment and a more sustainable economy. There’s never been a greater need for recycling — now is the time to act.”