Jennifer Wendt is the Plastic Waste Reduction Manager for the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) working with the United Nations Environment Programme, EPA, local government, agencies, institutions, businesses, and citizens to reduce plastic waste along the Mississippi River corridor and watershed. Ms. Wendt also works at BFA Engineering, a firm with over 50 years of expertise in stormwater and floodplain management, and engineering related to anything outside of building walls.
Jennifer began her career with a degree in chemistry working in environmental laboratories analyzing soil, water, and wastewater for contamination. From there Ms. Wendt worked in local government – public works and solid waste management with a focus on resource conservation. Jennifer has devoted her professional career to environmental stewardship.