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Thanks for attending the 2022 NRC conference,

REDISCOVERING RECYCLING: Evolving Markets + Evolving Perspectives

Congratulations to our 2022 Award winners!

2022 Awards

2022 Commonwealth Award
Keep Keith County Beautiful

2022 End Market of the Year Award
Green Fiber

2022 Waste Diversion Product of the Year Award

2022 Advocacy Award
Lincoln Public Schools

2022 Green Team of the Year Award
BVH Architecture

2022 NRC Member of the Year Award
Sadoff E-Recycling and Data Destruction

Get in touch with our conference speakers

Keynote Speakers

Steve Alexander, President and CEO Of Association of Plastic Recyclers

Bob Gedert, President of National Recycling Coalition

The Weight of Waste: Why Markets Fluctuate and How to Adapt

Matt O’Connell, Recycling Coordinator, City of Omaha, matt.o’[email protected], 402-444-3915 ext. 1120

Aaron Withington, Logistics Coordinator, Western Resources Group, [email protected], 308-284-7353

Danielle Easdale, Director of Sales and Marketing, Firstar Fiber Recycling, [email protected], 402-212-5773

Beyond the Basics: Targeting Next Level Landfill Diversion

Dave Heck, Plastics Operations Manager, Solutions Plastic, [email protected]

Jennifer Jones, CEO/Owner, Scrap Central, [email protected], 402-393-6620

Joe Worthing, President, Glassman Recycling & Repurposing, [email protected], 402-578-4204

Compost Corner: The State of Composting in Nebraska

Brent Crampton, Director of Partnerships, Hillside Solutions, brent@hillsidesolutions

Haley Nolde, Executive Director, Nebraska Recycling Council, [email protected] , 402-436-2384

Jean Waters, Sustainability Consultant, [email protected]

Seeking Sustainability: How Consumer Demand is Changing Business

Jeff Jirovec, Owner/Operator, Grow with the Flow, 402-890-4388

Leigh Neary, Owner/Founder, Exist Green, [email protected] , 402-502-0880

Jackson MacLean, Casella Waste Solutions, 224-238-0625

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Barcel Mill & Lumber

Barcel Mill and Lumber is a producer of shipping dunnage, blocking, veneer, construction stakes, lath, hardwood mulch, colored mulches, and Cedar mulch. They also produce compost for morbidity loss animals and animal bedding and are especially proud of their Certified Recycling Auditable Program (CRAP). They can be reached at 402-538-3895 or [email protected]

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ReUnite is a waste diversion marketplace that connects communities to local collection services and resources. ReUnite partners to provide services for materials and items that are traditionally overlooked but could instead be recycled, reused, or repaired locally. Visit our website to learn how you can divert more and join our network!

Uribe Refuse Services

Uribe Refuse Services is a 3rd generation family-owned and operated company that provides quality solid and liquid waste management services to the residents of Lincoln and surrounding communities. Although Uribe started hauling garbage, it has diversified to include trash, recycling, roll-offs, portable restrooms, pumping services, scrap tire recycling, and composting.  Visit our website at www.uriberefuse.com or call us at 402-467-1239 to learn more about our services.