NRC Awards – Nominations Due August 21, 2015 at 5pm Eastern!
The National Recycling Coalition announces the “Call for Nominations” for the 2015 Awards – with awards presented at the Resource Recycling Conference September 28-30, 2015 in Indianapolis. Spread the word!!
Nominate the best programs or individual you know in the following categories:
- NRC’s Lifetime Achievement Award– recognizing an outstanding individual with a lifetime of leadership and dedication to the field of recycling.
- Bill Heenan Emerging Leader Award – recognizing an outstanding individual aged 35 or under who has emerged as a leader in the field.
- Outstanding Recycling Organization – awarded to a State Recycling Organization with outstanding growth, programs, leadership, or which has made a substantial impact on the field.
- Outstanding Business Leadership – awarded to a for-profit company showing leadership, innovation, and success as a corporate model in recycling and diversion.
- Outstanding Non-Profit Business Leadership – awarded to a not-for-profit company showing leadership, innovation, and success as a corporate model in recycling and diversion.
- Outstanding Community or Government Program – awarded to a public (community / governmental) program showing innovation, progress, or success as a model for other public programs.
- Outstanding Higher Education Program – awarded to a college / university with an exceptional program in recycling or in connecting higher education and the industry in the areas of degrees, tech transfer, career services, etc.
Nominate a worthy candidate (you may self-nominate) by clicking on the following link. For questions, please contact Lisa Skumatz at Skumatz@serainc.com, or at 303/494-1178. Deadline is August 21, so get your nominations in!
You will need: contact information for yourself and the nominee, 150 word summary, and 250 words or less on each of the following topics (concise is preferred): Coverage / longevity; innovation / meeting needs; effect on recycling / hierarchy; program economics; leadership / cutting edge; and additional information (if needed). The criteria for the higher education award asks for information about degree programs and career services, applied research / tech transfer, and links with recycling industries. We recommend you prepare a document with these elements first, and then cut and paste your responses into the form.