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The Tennessee Recycling Coalition or TRC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting recycling and sustainable materials management practices in the State of Tennessee. We are a coalition of many industries, companies, and individuals networked together to raising recycling as the standard in Tennessee.


We recognize that recycled materials have value and contribute to the economic well-being of all Tennesseans. Recycling promotes and sustains jobs, adds to the revenue of local governments by growing the tax base and through the sale of collected commodities. Recycling further enhances the personal wealth of all Tennesseans through cost avoidance of landfill tipping fee charges. Ultimately, it also protects the environment by keeping the materials out of the landfill.


TRC works in partnership with the local, state, and federal governments to provide resources, education and outreach for the recycling message. We are proud of our accomplishments and strongly support the manufacturing industries in Tennessee through our partnership messages. These messages promote high quality feedstock that fuels their manufacturing.                                                                                   

 

Upcoming events

12 Aug 2018 1:30 PM • 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067


2018 Workshop Series

The Tennessee Recycling Coalition will continue offering workshops into 2018. Tentatively, we have our next workshop scheduled for April 2018 in middle Tennessee. We are working with RRS once again to produce this informative workshop for our members, the industry, and community members. We will post the details for this workshop once we have confirmation. Please check back on this site for updates. 


TRC's 2016 Annual Report - Read Now!


TRC has just released our third annual report that describes our activities, programs, and other ways that we work to improve recycling in Tennessee. Interested in learning more about what TRC accomplished in 2016? Check out this report!  We think you'll agree membership in TRC and being a part of our network is a great value after you take a look at our Annual Report.

2018 29th Annual Conference - August 12-15, 2018

TRC's Annual Conference that will be held at the Franklin Cool Springs Marriott from August 12-14, 2018.  In the coming weeks we'll be adding more exciting information. Stay tuned! 

Recycle Bank and Earth911

Find over 1,000,000 ways to recycle on Earth911.com, host of the largest and most accurate recycling directory. From batteries to motor oil to paint to plastics, you can find recycling and proper disposal information for more than 300 products using our expert-verified database. 

Earth911.com also writes daily stories to keep you in-the-know and up-to-date on the latest trends, ideas, tips and tricks to make your green lifestyle choices simple. Visit Earth911.com today to get a jump start on the easiest way to go green: recycling.

Single Stream Recycling Video

New to recycling or want to know more about recycling and waste?  Click here for an informative and well made YouTube by Cumberland County Solid Waste Department.


                                                                                   
                                                                                  

                                            



American Recycled Plastic

TRC June- 2018 Member Spotlight 



 

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