PASADENA, Calif. – Award-winning environmental consulting firm SCS Engineers is pleased to announce the recent hire of Recycling Specialist Maria “Leni” Hernandez, who will join the company’s Pasadena office.

“Hernandez’s impressive track record supporting major recycling programs, including projects in the City of Irvine and for the Los Angeles Unified School District, provides even more depth to our highly skilled team in both the solid waste and sustainable materials management service areas,” said Michelle Leonard, Vice President and Director of Sustainable Materials Management of SCS Engineers. “Our Pasadena office has experienced significant growth, and Leni will enable us to support even more clients in the region during our expansion.”

Hernandez joins SCS’s well-established team of sustainability and solid waste planning experts, serving as a specialist in materials management and recycling. Her responsibilities will focus on technical assistance to businesses, zero waste plans, waste reduction, and reuse. Her experience will be applied to projects being performed by SCS’s Pasadena office for the cities of Irvine, Rancho Palos Verdes, Malibu, and Lakewood.

Prior to joining SCS, Hernandez served as a recycling staff specialist at Mariposa Eco Consulting, as well as an intern with CalRecycle while she earned her Recycling and Resource Management Certificate. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Field Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and an Associate Degree in Mathematics from College of the Canyons.

About SCS Engineers
Since 1970, employee-owned SCS Engineers has delivered economically and environmentally sound solutions for solid waste management and other environmental projects throughout the world. For seven years, SCS has been rated the number one solid waste engineering company by Engineering News-Record (ENR). SCS provides engineering, construction, and long-term operations and maintenance services to private and public sector clients through a network of 65 offices in 29 states and worldwide. 

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