Matt Henigan serves as CalRecycle’s deputy director for Materials Management and Local Assistance. He directs the department's interactions with local government programs for waste and recycling and oversees CalRecycle’s programs for:
- extended producer responsibility for mattresses, paint, carpet and pharmaceuticals
- electronic waste
- waste tires
- business development
- market development
- grants and loans
Previously Mr. Henigan served as the deputy secretary for sustainability at the California Government Operations Agency, where he directed efforts to reduce the environmental impact of state operations, including buildings, vehicles, and purchasing. He has also served as the Sustainable Energy Advisor for the City of Santa Monica.
Mr. Henigan holds an MBA from the Presidio School of Management where he studied market-based solutions to environmental problems. He also has a BA in Environmental
Politics from Pitzer College.