Tamsin Ettefagh

Vice President, Envision Plastics

I have 31 years of experience in the areas of recycling and plastics recycling; from implementing a recycling collection program, to running the Recycling Operations for a MRF, to purchasing raw materials for plastic recycling companies, to selling recycled resins for plastic recycling companies, and consulting for agencies, banks, potential plastic manufacturers on market conditions, types of supply and how to evolve and diversify markets for recycled resins. I was on the APR board 15 years and served as Co-Chair of The Carolinas Recycled Plastics Council for two years.

As cofounder I am currently working as Vice President for Envision Plastics the second largest HDPE Plastic Recycling Company in North America. I Created a Blog called “Save The Plastics” to help educate the public on the misnomers of Plastics. Developed strategy around commercializing FDA grade recycled HDPE.

Why do you want to serve on the SPC Executive Committee?

I feel I have board experience in this area and am personally committed to recycling and sustainability of materials. I love the activities SPC has going on and would love to help work to further enhance those as a committee member.