The Circular Matters Team
Circular Matters LLC is a consulting firm specializing in sustainability and work in the sustainable materials management and circular economy arena. The principals of Circular Matters each have 20 to 35+ years of experience in sustainable materials management and recycling-related programs and policies, including extensive experience in recycling market development. Our associates are experienced, trusted partners with whom we have developed strong working relationships. They bring skills and expertise to our projects on an as-needed basis, enabling us to serve our clients effectively and efficiently.
Having worked for a broad array of public and private sector clients, we understand the diversity of issues and perspectives, and can effectively address the interests and concerns of all stakeholders involved.
Betsy Dorn has over 35 years of professional experience managing, designing, and implementing recycling and solid waste management projects. For 30 years, Betsy has been a consultant assisting public and private sector clients develop plans, evaluate policies and operations, and launch new programs, including a variety of recycling market development projects. In recent years, Betsy’s work has focused on the end-of-life management of packaging materials and packaging policy analysis. Prior to becoming a consultant, Betsy managed Mecklenburg County (Charlotte), N.C.’s Recycling Division for 6 years. Betsy has an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Master of Science in Public Health degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering.