Next Democratic Environmental Caucus Meeting (All Welcome)

Thursday, November 21, 6 pm


 “The Truth about Recycling in Manatee County and How to do it Properly”   

Ever been unsure of an item you threw in the recycling bin? (Bring one to this meeting) Wonder where our plastic is going? 

Join our guests:

  • Mary De Jesus ~ Recycling Program Coordinator  Mary has 2 year with Manatee County as their Recycling Coordinator. “I take pride in providing excellent customer services to our community. My goal is to educate and enhance the recycling participation in Manatee County. Recycle All Together Recycle Right!”
  • Scott Wood ~ SOLID WASTE Solid Waste Enforcement Officer  Scott has worked for the Solid Waste Enforcement section for 11 years. Scott is an educator and informs customers on proper recycling habits. Scott worked diligently this past year to encourage commercial customers to recycle. Scott found that there are unique companies in Manatee County such as Future Form that are reusing materials to create reusable products.

Democratic Headquarters, 435 Cortez Road West, Bradenton (Orange Blossom Shopping Center)  Contact:



MDEC is a newly-forming chapter of the Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida. We support local and state candidates, lawmakers, legislation, issues and businesses that preserve, protect and enhance Manatee County and Florida natural resources.

We are organized to

· Help elect environmentally responsible Democrats

· Monitor local and state environmental legislation

· Be a resource for information and technical/scientific expertise

· Encourage environmental stewardship at all levels of government

Become a Member

Beautiful Manatee County. We have much to lose. Join us in our efforts to elect leaders who will protect it.

We meet monthly on the third Thursday at 6 pm at Manatee County Democratic headquarters (check to confirm). 

Hope to see you!

Manatee Democratic Environmental Caucus


Bob McCaa, President

Jane Sellick, Vice President

Read this full article from the Manatee Matters Newsletter

The Truth About Representative Vern Buchanan's Environmental Record (docx)


Become a Member

Please download the Manatee Democratic Environmental Caucus membership form and bring it to our next meeting.  We look forward to seeing you!