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We are the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR), a 501c3 recycling organization whose mission is to advance recycling through partnerships, education, and advocacy for the benefit of Texas.

Our stakeholders, members, and partners include all spectrum of recyclers, from industry and municipalities to academia, concerned citizens, and fellow nonprofits. Our diverse makeup gives us the unique opportunity to be involved with the front line of resource recovery techniques and ideas from many different perspectives.

Our alliance is unmatched in scope and diversity, which allows us to be the resource for all things recycling in Texas.

We make recycling work in Texas because we are:

  • Statewide
  • Industry experts
  • Collaborative – we coordinate common ground
  • Data-focused and data-driven
  • Facilitating discussion that leads to action
  • Unique in our ability to provide a collective voice for the recycling community

Our network is represented throughout Texas and beyond!

STAR Staff:

Jordan Fengel, Executive Director

Tamara Kowalski, Communications Coordinator