New Mexico Recycling & Solid Waste Conference: Local Actions for Global Markets
September 24-26, 2018
Albuquerque Marriott Uptown.

Jointly Hosted by The New Mexico Recycling Coalition & New Mexico SWANA Road - Roadrunner Chapter - Sept 24-26, 2018  Albuquerque. 

Over 200 professionals working in recycling, solid waste and composting gathered on September 24-26 for a local recycling market tour, social marketing workshop, plenary sessions, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, exhibitor hours, networking opportunities, the award ceremony, panel discussions, social media scavenger hunts and more!  Thank you for helping to make the 2018 conference great!!

We all enjoyed a great line-up of speakers and topics.  See the program at a glance HERE

Most of the conference presentations are posted online HERE

We achieved an 89% diversion rate at the conference!  View the report from Knowaste HERE


Thank you to our Keynote Speaker - Dylan De Thomas, Vice President of Industry Collaboration for The Recycling Partnership

National Sword. China's Scrap Ban. Challenging markets. Contamination. Dylan de Thomas of The Recycling Partnership offers a look at the state of recycling in the U.S. today, how we got here and what we can do on a national and local level to improve our model for recycling.

We are very excited to have Dylan De Thomas from The Recycling Partnership as a our keynote speaker.  Dylan works with the team at The Recycling Partnership to increase both the quantity and quality of the curbside collected recyclables across the U.S. Previous to joining the Partnership, he worked for Resource Recycling for a decade, directing and producing content for three publications and three conferences covering various aspects of the recycling industry. Now, when he isn’t indulging his hobby of recycling container photography he can be found with his family and an assortment of domestic animals at their home in Portland, Oregon.


THANK YOU to our Generous Sponsors!!

ARCOA Electronics Recyclers



2016 Conference Presentations

To see the presentations from our last conference (September 26-28, 2016) please click here.