Improve the environment and create economic development and job creation opportunities in the State of Maryland by constructing creative and innovative sustainable materials management projects and activities through voluntary public-private collaboration.
Design and implement materials management initiatives and projects for Maryland that will: foster new materials management businesses in Maryland, conserve natural resources, meet climate change goals for 2030 and beyond, and embrace new and more effective measures of success.
Implement Governor Hogan’s Executive Order 01.01.2017.13 as it pertains to the building of partnerships for sustainable materials management utilizing a backbone organization called Sustainable Materials Management Maryland or SM3 as a collaborative and advisory framework for change.
SM³ supporters include: Bowie State University, BTS Bioenergy, Choice Hotels, Eurofins TestAmerica, Kurtz Brothers, Mobile Fluid Recovery, Northrup Grumman, Re4ormed Organics, Ritchie Land Reclamation, Smithfield Foods, University of Maryland, Washington College, Waste Management.
State and country government organizations collaborating with SM³ include: Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Commerce, Maryland Energy Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Calvert County, Carroll County, Cecil County, Frederick County, Harford County, Howard County, Maryland Environmental Service, Montgomery County, Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, Prince Georges County, St. Mary’s County, Washington County.