About Us

For general information- contact us at info@recycle.org.
OKRA, P. O. Box 521154, Tulsa, OK 74152-1154


Administrative Assistant to the Board
Ellen Bussert, Bixby, Oklahoma (Membership Committee Chair)


Tracy Horst, Choctaw Nation (Nominations Committee Chair)

, KEG Curbside Recycling (Education Work Group Chair)

Sara Ivey, Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality

, American Waste Control

Past President
, Natural Evolution Electronics Recycling

Executive Committee Board Member
OSU Sustainability Coordinator (Conference Planning Chair & Materials Exchange Champion)

Executive Committee Board Member
, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service (Compost Champion)

Executive Committee Board Member
, Land Legacy


, Chickasaw Nation
, Tinker Air Force Base (Newsletter Editor)
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
, Ada Recycling Coalition (Product Stewardship Work Group Chair)
, City of Tulsa
, Western Oklahoma

ADVISORY COUNCIL (area of recycling interest or expertise)

, Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality (electronics)
Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance (business recycling)
Tulsa Master Recyclers (volunteer training & management)
, Goodwill Industries (donations, Styrofoam & electronics recycling)
, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (nonprofit orgs.)
, American Textile Recycling Services (textiles)
, City of Edmond Recycling (curbside)
 Oklahoma Green Schools Program (K-12 education)
, Republic Services (collection services)
, Mustang Recycling (volunteer drop-off sites)
, OEMA – Oklahoma Environmental Management Authority (landfill diversion recycling)
, UCO Sustainability (university programs)
, OG&E (K-12 education)
, Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality (OK recycling vendors / markets)
 OCU Student (lean manufacturing)
City of Stillwater (convenience collection centers)
 Ardmore Beautification Council (beautification)
 OG&E (business recycling)
Energy Up (Advocacy Work Group Chair)
, Oklahoma Composting Council (composting)
, S&S Metals & Oklahoma Recyclers Association (appliance recycling)
, City of Ada Recycling (recycling drop-off center/promotion & education)
, Service Recycling
Altus Air Force Base Pollution Prevention (community recycling education)
, Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality (solid waste/recycling)
, City of Tulsa (pollution prevention)
, City of the Village – City Manager (pay-as-you-throw/curbside recycling)
, Oklahoma Dept of Commerce (business recycling)
, Norman (CORE) Citizens Organized to Recycle our Environment (citizen-driven curbside)
Oklahoma Dept. of Env. Quality, Pollution Prevention Manager (business/industry)

Open Volunteer Positions:  See our Get Involved webpage.

Contribute ideas for 2017 goals by emailing info@recycleok.org



  • December 6, 2006 Board Meeting
  • September 26, 2006 Board Meeting
  • June 6, 2006 Board Meeting
  • Needs assessment (by workgroup developed at brainstorming meeting 11/30/05 before board was formed)