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Mark Your Calendars - It’s Conference Season!

NRC is proud to bring our members three exciting opportunities to learn, network and be a part of the North American movement to reduce waste, improve recycling infrastructures and much, much more!
Three virtual events for you, including member discounts!

Resource Recycling Conference
National Recycling Congress
National Zero Waste Conference

As an NRC member, you receive $50 off each of these events. Attend all three and the savings pays for your annual membership. Don’t delay, register today! And, please help us spread the word. See below for details on each event.
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Resource Recycling’s Virtual Conference | Aug 4-5 2021

Join the 2021 edition of the Resource Recycling Conference where municipal recycling stakeholders will safely connect online to help boost local programs and develop more materials recovery coordination across North America.

Presented in collaboration with The Recycling Partnership and delivered on the Hopin virtual events platform, the two-day online event is being built specifically for local waste and recycling officials, hauling companies, recycling facility operators, and other key industry stakeholders.
See the session lineup for the complete rundown of programming and check out the sponsor/exhibitor opportunities to learn how you can get your brand in front of the top decision-makers in municipal recycling.

NRC is excited to be organizing a panel discussion on “Recycling Is Infrastructure Too”, on how the recycling sector can be part of the national push for infrastructure development. Other topics on the schedule include:
  • Evolving waste policy landscape
  • Equity and environmental justice via local programs
  • Best practices for collection of multi-family homes
  • Successful contamination campaigns
  • and more!
For the first time, NRC members are eligible for a special registration rate of $200 if they sign up by July 15. That's a $50 savings off the regular registration. Use this link to get signed up at the special NRC rate today!
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NRC’s National Recycling Congress is Back, Virtually | Nov 3-4 2021

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is excited to partner with the New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling (NYSAR) to co-host the 2021 National Recycling Congress on November 3-4, 2021. In an effort to safely convene recycling professionals from all across North America, this year’s Congress will be hosted virtually. Registration for the National Recycling Congress held in conjunction with NYSAR will open by the end of this month.

After a 12-year hiatus, the premier, two-day educational and networking event will be the place to connect with, engage, learn from and be a part of the national movement for increased and improved recycling and more. Here’s how NRC is working to compliment your state recycling conference with timely, critical and national information:
  • Recycling program best practices
  • National legislation updates
  • Climate change and waste
  • Market development
  • Circular economy
  • Buy-recycled
  • Environmental justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
Want more information?
Julie L Rhodes | National Recycling Congress Manager | [email protected]
Alec Cooley | National Recycling Coalition Conferences Co-Chair | [email protected]
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National Zero Waste Virtual Conference | Dec 8-9 2021
The National Recycling Coalition and Zero Waste USA are partnering to organize the National Zero Waste Virtual Conference on Dec 8 - Dec 9, 2021. This jam-packed educational and networking event will include topics such as:
  • Circular Economy and Zero Waste
  • Zero Waste and Climate Change
  • Plastics in the Oceans
  • World Cleanup Day
  • Zero Waste Hierarchy of Highest and Best Uses
  • Zero Waste Culture Change
  • Zero Waste Lifestyles
  • Reduce, Rethink, Redesign
  • Product Policies
  • Zero Waste Certification
  • And many more
Two tracks are available: Zero Waste Business will be the focus on the first day and Zero Waste Communities on the second.

Don’t miss out on local, national and international experts discussing Zero Waste, high diversion best practices and the latest developments in the industry. Pricing details available here and registration is open now! NRC members will enjoy a $50 discount on this event. Register today!

Interested in Sponsorships?

The National Recycling Coalition is currently seeking event sponsors for both the 2021 National Recycling Congress (Nov 3-4) and the 2021 National Zero Waste Conference (Dec 8-9). Sponsorships are pivotal to our events success and ongoing sustainability - and they are a valuable benefit to companies and businesses looking to expand their product and brand recognition with a national audience. Check out our sponsorship levels and reach out to Alec Cooley to start a conversation today at: [email protected].

About Us

The National Recycling Coalition is a 501c3 non-profit organization that partners with and facilitates activities between and among non-profit organizations (NGO’s), businesses, trade associations, individuals, and government to maintain a prosperous and productive American recycling system that is committed to the conservation of natural resources. NRC is pleased to be collaborating with organizations to bring these three outstanding events to its members.

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