Oklahoma Events & Activities

 OKRA’s 2017 Oklahoma Recycling Conference:

Recycling Right: Reducing Contamination

October 11, 2017, 8am-4:30pm
OSU Alumni Center, Stillwater, Oklahoma

*** Presentation Slides Coming Soon! ***
Keynote Speaker:
Chaz Miller, Director of Policy & Advocacy for the

National Waste & Recycling Association
“Communicating with Others about Contamination”
Session Topics:
Recycling Today in Oklahoma | Textile Recycling | Close the Loop: Buying Recycled Content
Government “How To” Primer Panel (featuring “How to Talk with your Legislator,” “How to Participate in Environmental Rule-making” and “How to get Everyone to the Table”)

Non-Metro Area Curbside Subscription Services Panel
Product Stewardship Take-Back Programs Panel (E-Waste, Pharmaceuticals, Mercury Thermostats)
Expert Q&A | Exhibits | Door Prizes | End-of-day Tour or Workshop Option!
Click Here for Full Program Agenda


Thanks to our 2017 Conference Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor:
Oklahoma State University Facilities Management


Gold Sponsors:

Chickasaw Nation
Choctaw Nation
Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality


  Bronze Sponsors:

American Waste Control
Batliner Recycling
City of Stillwater
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
Natural Evolution, Inc.
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
Republic Services
Solid Waste Assn. of No. America

Previous Oklahoma Recycling Conferences

Taking It Back: Making Recycling Work for Oklahoma

October 20, 2015, Tulsa
Final 2015 Program

Increasing Diversion: Events, Offices, Rural Areas

October 9, 2014, Edmond
Final 2014 Program

Recycling Trends: Past, Present & Future

October 17, 2013, Stillwater
Final 2013 Program Handout
Welcome Poster / Sponsor Poster / Exhibitor Poster

Sustainable Recycling: Proven Solutions for Oklahoma

October 12, 2012, Stillwater
Final 2012 Program Handout

Recycling Across Oklahoma: Urban, Suburban & Rural
October 13, 2011, Stillwater
Final 2011 Program Handout

Oklahoma Connections: Sharing Local Solutions
October 15, 2010, Stillwater
Final 2010 Program Handout

Recycling Through a Recession
December 8, 2009, Stillwater
Final 2009 Program Handout

Community Recycling: How to Make it Happen in Oklahoma
October 30, 2008, Oklahoma City
Final 2008 Program Handout

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