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STAR'S 24th Annual Texas Recycling Summit will be a Multi-Day In-Person Conference Held Oct. 12th–14th, 2022

STAR is excited to announce that we will be hosting the 2022 Texas Recycling Summit on October 12th–14th!

Summit 2022 will be an in-person event with speakers and sessions held lakeside at the beautiful Tanglewood Resort on lake Texoma. 

In-person events will include the STAR North Texas Annual Golf Tournament, workshop sessions, the Texas Environmental Leadership Awards Dinner, networking, fishing adventures, industry tours, games, and more! Please visit the Tanglewood Resort Website to view available room types. DISCOUNT ROOM RATES AVAILABLE by CALLING the hotel directly at (903) 786-2968. Please BOOK EARLY to secure a room at the conference location as room availability is limited.


We are seeking speakers, presenters, panelists, and workshop leaders for new topic proposals, as well as experts on the topics listed below. We invite you to submit a proposal through the link above if you are:

  1. Interested in speaking, presenting, or being on a panel; or 
  2. If you are a STAR member, affiliate, stakeholder, or former Summit attendee and would like to submit a session topic request.

Summit has been Texas's premier recycling conference for more than 20 years and we're excited to once again feature engaging sessions on relevant and timely topics. We anticipate this year's Texas Recycling Summit to attract more than 300 recycling professionals from municipalities, local and state government, private industry, higher education, and NGOs/trade associations.

We are seeking experts on the following topics:

  • Recycling Material Market Up-Dates and Prices (Paper, OCC, Plastic, UBC, Steel & Glass) 
  • Innovative Funding for program expansion / Grant Writing Success Stories
  • C&D Recycling in Texas
  • Starting, managing, or growing HHW Programs  
  • Technology and the recycling value chain
  • Education - Making it easier? Smart Labels, MRF Equipment, Advancing Communication
  • Organics: reduce, recover, reutilize or Yard, table and beyond
  • Public Policy   - What's Next? What's on the horizon: EPR, Deposit systems, in other states?
  • Connecting the communications gap - Haulers, accepted items, getting down to the residents

Please contact us at with any questions.

Thank you for your proposals. We look forward to making this the best Summit yet!

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