Michelle LaRocco, manager of the Georgetown County Environmental Services Division, has been appointed to the S.C. Recycling Market Development Advisory Council by Gov. Henry McMaster.
The 14-member council advises on building the growth of the state's recycling industry and makes recycling market program recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly each year. It supports the economic growth of the state’s recycling industry through building recycling markets, increasing material recovery and promoting the recycling value chain.
LaRocco resides in the Pawleys Island area and has been employed with Georgetown County since December 2017. She has also been a participant in the Carolina Recycling Association for the last five years. This professional association is for key players in local recycling and waste reduction in North and South Carolina and is comprised of government, business and private industry representatives.
She has a Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University and also studied environmental biology at Barnard College. Additionally, she participated in the American Public Works Association’s Emerging Leaders Academy in 2019.