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OKRA’s Oklahoma Recycling Conference will return to Stillwater on Thursday, September 20, 2018!
Check here later for updates.


OKRA’s 2017 Oklahoma Recycling Conference:

Recycling Right: Reducing Contamination

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

*** Presentation Slides! ***
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, Robert Pickens, American Waste Control
Textile Recycling, Alex Burks, ATRS
Close the Loop: Buying Recycled Content, Ken Perdue, Staples
Government “How To” Primer Panel:
How to Talk with your Legislator, Seneca Scott, Seneca Scott Consulting
How to Participate in Environmental Rule-making, Patrick Riley, ODEQ
How to get Everyone to the Table, Graham Brannin, the M.e.t.

Non-Metro Area Curbside Subscription Services Panel:
Keepin’ Enid Green, Chris Feeney
SHOW, Inc., Robert Lawrence
Product Stewardship Take-Back Programs Panel:
E-Waste, Melissa Adler-McKibben, ODEQ
Mercury Thermostats, Matt Newman, Covanta
Pharmaceuticals, Fenton Rood, ODEQ
Expert Q&A | Exhibits | Door Prizes
Tour: Stillwater Convenience Collection Center, Matt Faulkner
Workshop: Start a Master Composter Program, Annie Napier
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

Recycling Right: Reducing Contamination

October 11, 2017, Stillwater
Final 2017 Program Handout

Taking It Back: Making Recycling Work for Oklahoma

October 20, 2015, Tulsa
Final 2015 Program Agenda

Increasing Diversion: Events, Offices, Rural Areas

October 9, 2014, Edmond
Final 2014 Program Handout

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

Other Related Conferences
Click here for full list compiled by the National Recycling Coalition 


Oklahoma Environmental Law Enforcement Training
April 5, 2018, El Reno, OK


Oklahoma Environmental Law Enforcement Training
April 27, 2018, Tulsa, OK


SWANA Oklahoma Symposium
May 2-3, 2018, Catoosa, OK


Oklahoma Municipal League
September 11-13, 2018, Oklahoma City, OK


Oklahoma Recycling Conference
September 20, 2018, Stillwater, OK


Oklahoma Brownfields Conference
September 26-28, 2018, Oklahoma City, OK


Assn for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Ed.
October 2-5, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA


2018 OK Compost Conference
October 4, 2018, OK


28th Annual ARC Conference & Trade Show
October 8-10, 2018, Eureka Springs, AR


E-Scrap 2017 National Conference
October 9-11, 2018, New Orleans, LA


Resource Recycling National Conference
October 22-24, 2018, St. Louis, MO


Texas Recycling Summit
October 28-31, 2018, Galveston, TX