2017 Annual Awards Luncheon & Workshops

Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners!





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About Ellen Martin, Vice President for Impact and Strategic Initiatives

As Vice President for Impact and Strategic Initiatives, Ellen tracks progress and impact of the Closed Loop portfolio and generates actionable insights for investors, municipalities, and industry. In 2017, she will lead an industry-wide study on the capital landscape for circular infrastructure in the US.

Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners, she was a strategy consultant and partnerships director with FSG, the social impact consulting firm co-founded by Harvard economist Michael Porter. Her clients included major corporations, foundations, governments, and nonprofits. During this time, she led the research team behind Fortune’s inaugural “Change the World” list, featuring $1Bn+ companies addressing global challenges through profitable business models.



Workshop Presentations

Teaming Up to Change Your Community’s Solid Waste Management System

Building Business Partnerships to Maximize Savings in Solid Waste Management and Recycling



Thank You To Our Sponsors

B&R Stores, Inc., Super Saver & Russ’s Market, Eco-Cycle International, Firstar Fiber, Frito-Lay, Inc., Lincoln Electric System, Mid-America Recycling, Nebraska Innovation Campus, Papillion Sanitation, State Farm Insurance, Union Bank & Trust Co.

Becton Dickinson & Company-Medical, Tyler Mainquist, CFP®, Central States Reprocessing, Engineering Solutions & Design, Inc., George Witt Service, Inc., Goodwill Industries Serving Southeast Nebraska, Inc., Grafton & Associates, P.C., G.N. Kuhn Engineering, HDR, Hofeling Enterprises, Inc., Inspro Insurance, Integrated Recycling, Lincoln Plastics, Nebraska Public Power District, Prairieland Dairy, LLC., Jane Raybould, Lincoln City Council, Soil Dynamics – Gretna Sanitation, SWANA Nebraska, Solid Waste Equipment Co., St. Vincent DePaul Stores