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Texas Recycling Summit

Summit Program & Schedule:
Updated September 2017

We now have a preliminary schedule and agenda available for you to view and download here. Sessions and speakers are subject to changes, we will upload the most current schedule once any changes are made.

Call for Summit Participation: Become a Speaker or Panelist! (Now Closed)

We have closed the call for speaker proposals and are currently reaching out to potential speakers and panelists. Topics that will be discussed at Summit include:

  • Commodity market trends
  • The economics of recycling: jobs, local revenue, tax incentives, etc.
  • Sustainable materials management
  • Product stewardship and EPR
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Municipal contracting and procurement
  • Material quality
  • Metrics and measuring the success of a recycling program
  • Packaging and the evolving ton
  • Alternative diversion technologies
  • Recycling policy, ordinances, and legislation
  • The economics behind organics diversion, food recovery, and composting

Thank you to our 2017 Summit Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor:Austin Resource Recovery


Balcones Resources

Waste Connections



Lanyard Sponsor: NewGen Strategies & Solutions

Session Sponsor: Rehrig Pacific

Pen Sponsor: Smurfit Kappa

Auction Sponsor: Community Waste Disposal

The Goodnight Networking Event Sponsors: Smarter Sorting & NAHMMA Lone Star Chapter