After working in the service industry for some time, Caitlin Hitt was seeking a new adventure when a former colleague introduced her to the waste and recycling world.

Now, nine years later, Hitt is leading the charge in utilizing data and analytics to build relationships and retain customers for RiverRoad Waste Solutions.

Hitt, named a 2019 Waste360 40 Under 40 award recipient, recently sat down with us to discuss her waste and recycling career and the future of technology in the industry.

Waste360: How did you begin your career in the waste and recycling industry?

The RiverRoad and Rubicon family is setting the agenda for what the waste and recycling industry will look like.

Waste360: What advice do you have for someone who is looking to make a career for themselves in the waste and recycling industry?

Caitlin Hitt: The waste and recycling industry continues to expand, and those who are interested can create a long and rewarding career for themselves.