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Natalie Messer Betts

Natalie Messer Betts

AVP of Sustainability, ISRI

Natalie Betts is assistant vice president of sustainability at ISRI. Natalie previously worked as the Director of Partnerships and Municipal Relations at Balcones Resources, one of the largest independent recycling companies in the U.S. At Balcones, she worked with cities to support their recycling programs, and expanded the company into new markets. Before joining Balcones, she spent 10 years in public service with the City of Austin, including as the City’s Circular Economy Program Manager where she spearheaded numerous reuse, repair, and circular entrepreneurship initiatives. Natalie has a BA in Film Studies and Political Science from Emory University, a Masters in Public Affairs from Indiana University, and was a 2019-2020 Robert Bosch Stiftung fellow focused on circular economy innovation in Berlin.

All Sessions by Natalie Messer Betts

Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
8:45 am - 10:00 am

Opportunities Abound: How to Attract Talent Through STEM Careers in Recycling

Meeting Room 205 A-C: Level 2

Track: Business Management 🛈Topics may include day-to-day activities and processes of the facility; business planning and finance; competitive and diversification strategies; growth, profits and productivity; legal issues; human resources and talent/workforce development; marketing and sales; leadership development; commodities hedging; securing and extending credit; buying and selling recyclable materials; insurance and customer service; Logistics, and transportation.
Presented by the ISRI Women in Recycling Council

The recycled materials industry is full of job opportunities at all career levels and functions. STEM encompasses a variety of exciting career routes in recycling from working in artificial intelligence and sustainability to designing innovative products with recycling in mind, and beyond. Learn how to showcase these opportunities to potential employees. Take back the tools to highlight STEM careers in your facilities that will attract the right people for the right jobs.