NMRC Annual Meeting and Training

The NMRC Annual Meeting and Recycling Training is hosted every other year, on years that a conference is not hosted.

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:

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