This landmark project for recycling in New Mexico began with a workshop designed and conducted by Ms. Chaplin engaging 70 professionals to answer the question of how to transform the economics of recycling in New Mexico.
Coordination of this project involved:
- Co-chairing of a statewide coalition
- Facilitation of meetings with representatives from industry, government and non-profit organizations
- Facilitation of a strategic plan that lead to draft legislation and secured sponsors to carry the legislation
- The resulting Recycling and Illegal Dumping Act was passed by the New Mexico legislature in Feb 2005