Who We Are

Recycle Brevard, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Florida not-for-profit organization that was born after learning in a landfill tour back in March 2011 that only 30% of Brevard residents recycled.

Recycle Brevard is focused on reducing waste and promoting sustainable living through advocacy, action, and education.
Our Goals

To promote sustainable living and the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) in the community through educational programs that focus mainly on young children and their families, and through various projects in partnership with local schools and organizations.

To engage more, and more members of the community in practicing the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle), inspiring them to action through a variety of programs and projects.

To participate and assist in various initiatives that contribute to building a more sustainable community.

To divert as much material as possible from the landfills -- reduce waste -- to help the environment as well as less fortunate individuals whenever possible.

To educate as many people as we can about the importance of practicing the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle ) in preserving our natural resources and living a more sustainable life.

Our Mission

To empower people, schools, and organizations to help preserve the environment and build, together, a healthy, harmonious, and sustainable community where there is no room for waste.

Our Founder

Marcia Booth relocated with her husband and daughter to Brevard County in 2009. They chose Brevard for its natural beauty, protected areas, and A-rated public schools.

Besides being founder and president of Recycle Brevard, Marcia works for a private company in the software development industry.

With Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a Graduate Certificate in Systems Analysis, and an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Marcia is able to apply her diverse background as well as her experience in business and technology to assist Recycle Brevard further its mission and manage its daily operations.

As part of her mission of making information available and raising awareness about environmental issues, Marcia writes a monthly column, called Beyond the Curb, for two local newspapers -- Viera Voice and Senior Life.

Marcia has also been involved in helping other organizations. She was a member of the board of directors of the Space Coast Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC), a member of Keep Brevard Beautiful Central Chapter and the Citizen's Climate Lobby - Space Coast Chapter. 

Until 2017, when her daughter graduated elementary school, she had been a volunteer co-teacher for the Environmental Club at Manatee Elementary and chair of the Green Committee at Manatee Elementary.

Marcia is a member of the board and coordinator of the League of Women Voters of the Space Coast Recycling Awards, a Climate Reality Leader with The Climate Reality Project, a member of the Sierra Club, UF/Brevard Extension Service Overall Advisory Committee, and Parks and Recreation South Area Advisory Board.

In the environmental education realm, Marcia is a graduate from the UF/IFAS Sustainable Floridians program, a trained facilitator for Project WILD (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission volunteer) as well as Project Learning Tree. She has also completed the Freshwater Systems module of the UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program and plans to finish the program in the near future.

On June 1st, 2012 Marcia received the Recycling Award from Keep Brevard Beautiful in recognition of the volunteer work she has been doing in Brevard County.

On May 25th, 2014 at the inaugural Charlie Corbeil Conservation Awards dinner sponsored by Viera Voice, Marcia received the Charlie Corbeil Conservation Award for being one of the individuals whose local conservation efforts stand out as one of the exceptional examples that inspire others in the community.

On June 7th, 2014, Marcia was awarded the Recycling Award from Keep Brevard Beautiful for dedicated service and outstanding accomplishments.

On October 10th, 2017, Marcia was honored by Commissioner Smith with a proclamation for her volunteer work and contributions to our county in the area of recycling, environmental education, and care of the environment.