Oklahoma Events & Activities

OKRA’s 2015 Oklahoma Recycling Conference

Taking It Back: Making Recycling Work for Oklahoma
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

OU Schusterman Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Keynote Speaker:
Scott Cassel, Product Stewardship Institute,
will speak on Product Stewardship in Oklahoma

Additional Program Topics:
Recycling Market Update & Commodity Trends, Recycling in Schools, Getting Attention with Green Messages, Recycling Challenges for Rural Communities, Organic Materials, and more!
Concurrent Post-Conference Tours:
Natural Evolution, Inc E-Waste Recycling
Tulsa Recycle & Transfer, Mr. MRF (Materials Recovery Facility)


Click here for the draft program agenda!


Online Registration is Now Open: 2015 Registration


Lodging room block: Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Midtown


Up to 7 SWANA CEUs will be available.


Thank you to our 2015 Conference Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor:
Consider being a sponsor!

Gold Sponsors:

American Waste Control
Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality
Service Recycling

Silver Sponsor:

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Bronze Sponsors:

Covanta Energy
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
SWANA Oklahoma Chapter

Copper Sponsors:

Batliner Recycling
Natural Evolution, Inc.


Previous Oklahoma Recycling Conferences

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

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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Arkansas Recycling Coalition Conference & Trade Show
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October 7-9, 2015, Denton, TX


Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference
October 14-16, 2015, Chicago, IL


Oklahoma Recycling Conference
October 20, 2015, Tulsa, OK


Oklahoma Composting Conference
October, 28, 2015, Norman, OK


 Texas Recycling & Sustainability Summit
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Assn. for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Educ.

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Oklahoma Environmental Education Expo
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New Mexico Recycling Biennial Conference
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