Wendy Worley, Section Chief

Wendy joined RBAC in March 2003, served as RBAC Manager from 2016-2018, and took the position of Section Chief in March 2018. She leads the state’s recycling section, overseeing RBAC and the local government assistance team.  She provides business development assistance to recycling companies in North Carolina, technical assistance to public recycling programs, and manages grant programs for recycling businesses and local governments


Mike Greene, Recycling Business Development Specialist

Mike joined RBAC in 2013 and provides general business assistance to the North Carolina recycling industry. Prior to joining RBAC, Mike was employed as a Business Development Specialist with the City of Greensboro’s Field Operations Department.


Sandy Skolochenko, Community Development Specialist

Sandy joined the state's recycling office in 2015 and transitioned to the RBAC team in 2016. She provides technical and business assistance to North Carolina recycling companies and manages the NC Recycling Markets Directory. Before joining RBAC, Sandy provided recycling assistance to local governments and state agencies and previously worked as the Waste Reduction Coordinator in Chatham County. 


Tom Rhodes, Environmental Specialist

On board since 1999, Tom provides technical assistance to businesses, industries and institutions. Tom conducts waste, energy and water analyses to help businesses develop robust economic growth and to promote environmental stewardship. He manages NC WasteTrader, the state's online waste exchange, and administers the P2Assist Listserv and NC GreenTravel Listserv. Tom also manages the state’s NC GreenTravel Initiative, a program that recognizes and promotes environmental stewardship in the tourism industry.


Matt James, Recycling Business Development Specialist

Emily Burnett, Organics Recycling Specialist