Jason Pelz is Vice President of Environment for Tetra Pak Inc. and is responsible for designing and executing the company’s recycling strategy throughout the U.S. Specifically, Pelz will work with Tetra Pak’s brand owners, local municipalities and communities and other third parties such as recyclers and paper mills to increase the availability of carton recycling nationwide.
Pelz joined the company in 2012 from Waste Management Recycle America, where he served as Director for Global Export Sales. In this role, Pelz directed the global export strategy for Waste Management’s secondary fiber and waste plastics.
Prior to Waste Management, Pelz was Senior Account Manager for The Peltz Group, a privately owned paper recycling company, which was acquired by Waste Management. He is an expert in the recycling and paper mill industry, including export markets.
Pelz attended the University of California at Los Angeles and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. He currently resides in Milwaukee, Wis., with his wife and four children. When not working to increase carton recycling, Pelz likes to ski, golf and travel.