Ellen Harvey, EVP

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Ellen has designed, developed, and presented corporate educational programs, which E.L. Harvey & Sons staff currently provides as a service to all customers. Ellen has been instrumental in creating and implementing environmental and recycling programs for large corporations such as Staples, Bose, General Dynamics, EMC, Whole Foods Markets, Stop & Shop Supermarkets, Boston Medical Center, BASF, and the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission.

Ellen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Suffolk University. She has completed post-graduate work at Yale University the School of Environmental Studies. She also received her Certificate of Corporate Training from Boston University Division of Continuing Education.

Ellen has taught in both private and public education. She has taught elementary through college levels. Her work for The Environmental Industry Associations (EIA) as a seminar designer and presenter, throughout the United States, has gained her national recognition in the industry. She was the first recipient of the EIA National Solid Wastes Management Association Board of Governors Award in 1994.

Ellen served two terms as chairwoman for The Environmental Industry Associations Women’s Council in Washington, D.C, an organization she founded in 2003. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of this council as past chairperson. Ellen has over 30 years of professional experience with E.L. Harvey & Sons and has been actively involved in the waste and recycling industries’ associations.

In recognition for 25 plus years of work in the waste and recycling industries, Ellen was inducted into the National Waste and Recycling Industries Hall of Fame. Ellen continues to serve as a mentor to women throughout the United States and Canada working in companies involved in the waste and recycling industries.