208 Kozy Corner Road, Valencia, Pennsylvania 16059
Nestor Resources, Inc.

Nestor Resources, Inc.
Waste Management & Recycling

Emphasis on Sustainable Materials Management

What We Do

 Nestor Resources, Inc. is a consulting firm specializing in sustainable materials management, reduction, recycling and beneficial use, Nestor Resources are known experts in the economics and outcomes of waste management policies and practices.  

The consultant focuses on long range strategic planning and the development of resource management systems for counties and municipal government. Our primary goal is to deliver sustainable solutions that are compatible with local finances and  capabilities while meeting environmental regulatory expectations.


Nestor Resources works with public and private operations to help improve their profitability through process evaluation, a realignment of rates and services, and an overall organizational restructuring. The firm are skilled at all aspect of the procurement process helpin clients to negotiate contracts for a variety of services. 

Our Roots and Accomplishments

Founded in 1996 and incorporated in 2001, we. set out to be a reliable resource for local governments, commercial and industrial operations. Since then we have earned a reputation for delivering consistently reliable recommendations and results. Witness to our success is continuing client loyalty and referrals. Awards and national recognition for our projects are further confirmations. 

 From offices located in in the Greater Pittsburgh Region, it is well documented that Nestor Resources has and continues to play an integral role in guiding the direction of municipal solid waste management in Pennsylvania. Through both municipal and county level projects, the consulting firm has assisted elected officials and program managers throughout its home state . 

While this local success is well recognized, more notable is the firm's growing and far-reaching influence.  Independently, and through collaborative projects, the firm has grown to service a broad range of public and private sector clients throughout the USA and Canada. 



Michele Nestor, is the founder of Nestor Resources, Inc. and has served as its President since it inception in 1996, 

Michele's professional experience has provided her with an insider's understanding of family owned businesses, corporate operations and local government. 

She is known for her ability to successfully develop public/private partnerships and encourage private investment to achieve local goals. 

With over 30 years of managerial experience she has continued to advance her career in the waste and recycling industry. Her prior positions have included roles in governmental and public affairs, regulatory compliance, environmental permitting, business development, marketing and research. Ms. Nestor is recognized for her work at the state and national level. 


In addition to running her own business, Ms. Nestor is a frequent keynote speaker and  conference presenter. She is a regular columnist for Waste360 the industry trade magazine. 

Michele is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center located at Penn State University. She serves as Chair of the PADEP Solid Waste Advisory Committee and the Recycling Fund Advisory Committee. 

Michele is a member of the National Waste & Recycling Association and  its Women's Council. She is an officer on the Board of Directors of the Keystone Chapter of SWANA and former Vice President of the national Recycling Coalition.

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