Meet Your Greens with Kim O’Rourke – City of Middletown Recycling Coordinator
January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kim O’Rourke works as the Recycling Program Coordinator for the City of Middletown. She has served in this position since 1991, managing the City recycling program, overseeing its expansion, planning and directing educational campaigns and coordinating community projects. She has been instrumental in moving the City’s recycling program into new, less traditional areas. The City of Middletown has been placed on the CT DEEP’s Municipal Recycling Honor Role, and in 2007, Kim received An Award of Appreciation from the CT Recyclers Coalition and the Environmental Professional Award from the CT River Coastal Conservation District. Kim helped envision and launch Middletown’s Project Green Lawn campaign to promote safe lawns and alternative landscapes.
Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks provides networking opportunities for anyone who is interested in making connections and exchanging news about emerging environmental issues to help keep Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. An official location of Green Drinks International, this informal monthly gathering of people drawn from the community, nonprofit groups and the business world offers time to brainstorm ideas and plant seeds for collaboration. All are welcome and there is no admission fee, unless otherwise noted. For more information, please call 860-347-0340.