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New Mexico Recycling Conference 2008
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Hosted by the New Mexico Recycling Coalition & New Mexico Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau

June 3-4, 2008, Albuquerque, NM


The New Mexico Recycling Coalition and the New Mexico Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau hosted a conference that serves to educate and unite New Mexicans serving on the recycling front.  The conference catered to the needs of recycling and composting professionals.

Conference Program and Presentations more

Thank You Sponsors! Diamond Sponsors: NM Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau, Dex. Platinum Sponsors: PNM Resources, Intel and SBM Site Services. Gold Sponsors: Livingry Fund of the Tides Foundation and Waste Management Recycling America. Silver Sponsors: Gordon Environmental, NM Department of Transportation, NM SWANA RoadRunner Chapter, Durango McKinley Paper Company, American Chemistry Council: Plastics Division, Waste Connections Camino Real Recycling Center. Copper Sponsors: Steel Recycling Institute, Can Manufacturers Institute, UNICOR - Federal Prison Industries, Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, Whole Foods, EarthStone International, Glass Packaging Institute. C&D Recycling Workshop Sponsor: Associated General Contractors: NM Building Branch

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The New Mexico Recycling Conference included a total of 315 unique individuals that attended some portion of the conference.  This breaks down as 183 unique attendees, 42 special guest for the Tuesday afternoon Recycling Awards Ceremony and 90 additional registrants for the Wednesday afternoon Setting up Recycling within the Hospitality Industry and the Construction & Demolition.  The show included 27 exhibitors representing a wide range of businesses, service providers and nonprofits.  The breakout sessions included 48 speakers discussing information related to the world of recycling.




Conference Registration Pricing:


Full Conference - Member Rate: $360 

Full Conference - *Nonmember Rate: $440

One Day Pass - Member: $170

One Day Pass - Nonmember: $200

Student or Elected Official Full Attendance: $100

Student or Elected  Official One Day: $65

Tuesday Afternoon Reception Only: $40

Tours (Wise Recycling & Enchantment Electronics Recycling OR

Jaco Environmental & RASTRA Corp.): $25


Please note that membership rates apply to New Mexico Recycling Coalition members AND NM Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Members


*Join NMRC Today by clicking here to get a conference discount!  One business or municipal membership allows for a conference discount to multiple attendees.   

Hotel Information

Marriott Albuquerque

Located in the uptown business district, the hotel recently completed their multi-million dollar renovation including complete room transformation!  Located in the heart of restaurant and shopping district, overlooking the Sandia Mountains, the hotel is only steps away from shopping, movie theatres, restaurants and minutes from the Albuquerque Sunport, Historic Old Town and the Sandia Peak Tram.  Plenty of free parking at the hotel.

2101 Louisiana Blvd NE

Hotel On-Site Phone: (505) 881-6800 or 1-800-334-2086


Government Room Rate: $54.00 plus taxes per night at a separate nearby hotel.  Call or email Sarah Pierpont directly at 505-603-0558 or to find out more information about these government rates.

Getting from the airport to the hotel:  Call Sunport Shuttle at 505-883-4966.  Rates are $13.00 one way + $5.00 for each additional person.  They have a booth on the baggage claim level at the airport where you check in. The hotel is about 10 minutes from the airport and taxi cabs are available as well.




The NM Recycling Conference included 27 exhibitors ranging from recycling service & equipment providers to nonprofit organizations. Exhibitors include:

  • City of Albuquerque - Keep Albuquerque Beautiful

  • Dempster Industries, Inc

  • Dex

  • Durango McKinley

  • ECS Refining

  • Ellen Equipment Corporation

  • Enchantment Electronics Recycling

  • Jackson Compaction & Marathon Equipment

  • JACO Environmental

  • Keep New Mexico Beautiful

  • Master Fibers, Inc.

  • NM Department of Transportation

  • NM Environment Dept - Pollution Prevention

  • NM Environment Dept - Solid Waste Bureau

  • NM Recycling Coalition

  • NM Solid Waste Association of North America - Roadrunner Chapter

  • NM State University - WERC

  • Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation

  • Resource Recycling

  • Safety-Kleen, Inc

  • Soilutions

  • Thermo Fluids

  • Tom Growney Equipment

  • UNICOR, Federal Prison Industries

  • Wise Recycling

  • Wood You Recycle

  • Zia Engineering


For more information contact Sarah Pierpont at (505) 603-0558 or


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