Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell is executive director of the Illinois Recycling Association, based in Oak Park, IL. 
Mitchell has led the Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) since 2001. Prior to that, he has worked with Chicago area non-profit environmental advocacy organizations such as Citizens for a Better Environment and Greenpeace. The Illinois Recycling Association, founded in 1980, is a statewide professional association representing the recycling community in Illinois.  Its mission is to promote best programs and practices regarding waste reduction, reuse and recycling