NMRC's Annual Meeting & Recycling Training
Thank you for a great Annual Meeting on June 7, 2017! We had over 70 recyclers and composters gathering to learn and share ideas with one another.
Thank you to our generous sponsors! Friedman Recycling Companies; South Central Solid Waste Authority; Waste Management, Northwest New Mexico Regional Solid Waste Authority, Road Runner Waste Service, Sandia National Laboratories, Acme Iron & Metal, Anheuser-Busch, New Gen Strategies and Protainer.
The New Mexico Recycling Awards were announced at the training. A big congratulations to all of the 2017 winners!
2017 NM Recycling Award Winners:
- E. Gifford Stack Lifetime Achievement Award – Terry Timme
- Recycler of the Year – Mary Canavan, NASA White Sands
- Community Program of the Year – Keep Luna County Beautiful
- Diversion Program of the Year – South Central Solid Waste Authority
All of the presentations are now available online. To see the presentations please click on the titles below.
Is New Mexico Ready for Product Stewardship? - Sarah Pierpont, NMRC
Psychology of Recycling - Effective Education Strategies - Juliana Ciano, NMRC
Study to Recycle Agricultural Plastics in New Mexico - Sarah Pierpont, NMRC
Glass Recycling Options, Processing and Markets: Santa Fe and Las Cruces Case Studies - Danita Boettner, Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency & Keysha Burton, South Central Solid Waste Authority
Silver City's Upgraded Collection Program - Terry Timme, Planner, Recycling and Special Projects, Office of Sustainability, Town of Silver City
Los Alamos County's Road Map for Curbside Brush Collections - Angelica Gurule, Environmental Services Manager & John Bliss, Los Alamos County - Environmental Sustainability Board Chair
A big thank you to all of the above speakers as well as the participants in the, “A Meeting of Minds: Solid Waste Managers Panel Discussion” – Randall Kippenbrock, Executive Director of Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency; Billy Moore, Manager, North West New Mexico Regional Solid Waste Authority; Jill Holbert, Associate Director of Solid Waste Management Department, City of Albuquerque; and Stephen Miceli, District Manager Waste Management of New Mexico