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Vanessa Ellison
Recycling Education Coordinator at The City of Denton

Vanessa Ellison is a “Green Queen” and an agent of change! She is the Recycling Education Coordinator for the City of Denton. She is also a proud University of North Texas alumni with a B.A. from the Mayborn School of Journalism and a M.S. in International Sustainable Tourism. During her studies she attended CATIE University in Turrialba, Costa Rica. She also studied Urban Agriculture in Havana, Cuba and interned as a Manager of Japan Cat Network in Inawashiro, Fukushima Japan. Vanessa is a Waco, TX native but has adopted Denton as her home since 2007. In 2013 she married the love of her life, Landon Ellison and they enjoy traveling and exploring Denton.