Speaker Bio


Brent Bell

Brent Bell

Vice President, Waste Management Recycling

Brent Bell has been in the waste industry for over 20 years. Brent started at USA Waste in 1997 and worked at the corporate offices during the USA/Waste Management merger in the late 1990’s. Brent moved to the Recycling group a few years later and helped grow the recycling business to become the largest residential recycler in North America. Brent is currently the Vice President of Recycling for Waste Management responsible for operations of 100+ facilities and sales & marketing of 10M tons of recyclables, which are sold to our customers around the world by the Waste Management export team.

Brent received a BBA with a degree in Accounting in 1995 from the Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Born in Missouri, Brent was raised in Houston and currently lives in Friendswood with his wife and three kids.