Russell Klein, LEED AP®, is DC’s municipal recycling educator. For eight years, he has presented to area businesses, schools, trade associations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington DC Green Festivals. At these events, it has been his privilege to offer the public insight regarding municipal regulations and opportunities for waste reduction, waste program development and stakeholder management. Russell is also responsible for directing the Material Resource Sustainability Internship (MRSI). This mid-Atlantic "green jobs" training program offers subject matter expertise and hands-on experience to college students in preparation for their support of recycling projects within District of Columbia public schools.