Waste Management, Conversion Technology, and Waste Characterization.

Environmental Services Manager for the City of Santa Barbara


  • M.A., Public Administration, San Jose State University
  • B.A., Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara


Matt Fore has managed the Environmental Services Division since January of 2011, where he leads the team, keeps the media well-informed, and oversees strategic planning, contract management, and long-term solutions for solid waste. Before joining the City, Matt supervised the Solid Waste and Recycling Programs for Monterey County from 2006-2010. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from UCSB, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from San Jose State University, and is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the State of California. In his free time, Matt loads his twin boys into a backpack to explore a new trail.


ES 172: Waste Management