Award Winners 2015-2016

Award Winners 2014-2015

Award Winners 2013-2014

Award Winners 2012-2013
Award Winners 2011-2012
Award Winners 2010-2011
Award Winners 2009-2010
Award Winners 2008-2009
Award Winners 2007-2008
Award Winners 2006-2007
Award Winners 2005-2006

 


2015 - 2016 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference awards banquet held on October 17, 2016. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

Business Recycler of the Year: American Recycled Plastic, Inc

Government Recycler of the Year: Tennessee State Parks

School (K-12) Recycler of the Year:  Michie Elementary

Non-Profit Recycler of the Year: Turnip Green

Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year: John Homa

Video Entry Award of the Year: Christiana Middle School  Video by Collin Deery

Press Release
   

 



2014 - 2015 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference held in February 2015. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

Business Recycler of the Year: Brother International

Government Recycler of the Year: Town of Collierville

Higher Education Recycler of the Year:  Tennessee State University Nursery

K-12 Recycler of the Year:  Nature's Way Montessori School

Non-Profit Recycler of the Year: Michael Dunn Center

Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year: Judy Hayes

Video Entry Award of the Year: Crockett County
 

2013 - 2014 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference held in February 2014. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Ingram Barge Company

School Recycler of the Year is:  Christiana Middle School

 

The Government Recycler of the Year is: EPB

Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Vanderbilt University


Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year is: John E. Griffin, Jr.


Video Entry Award of the Year is: 

Higher Education Video Winner is:  Vanderbilt University, watch on YouTube (2:17 long) 

K-12 Education Winner is: Harpeth Hall Green Team,  watch the video on YouTube (        sec. long)

Commercial/Industry - Alcoa Inc. -  Recycling Olympic Style, watch the video on YouTube (       sec. long)

 


2012 - 2013 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference held in February 2013. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Colgate Palmolive Co. of Morristown

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Clarksville-Montgomery Co. Green Certification Program

Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Spring Back Recycling of Nashville

Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year is: Christina Treglia

Video Entry Award of the Year is:   
Individual-Keelan Lynch - watch the video on YouTube (1:38 sec. long)
Commercial-Carton Council - watch the video on YouTube (:33 sec long)
 
 

2011 - 2012 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in February 2012. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: EarthSavers, LLC

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Milan Army Ammunition Plant

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: Stone Memorial High School

Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Keep Blount Beautiful

Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year is: Owen Stamm
(Owen is 6 years old and started his own recycling company in his neighborhood and school. Tom would have been proud)

Video Entry Award of the Year is: Matt Randolph
 
 

2010 - 2011 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in February 2011. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Cleveland Coca-Cola, Cleveland, Tennessee (Download bio)

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Marshall County Solid Waste and the City of Lewisburg (Download bio)

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: David Libscomb Elementary School, Nashville, Tennessee (Download bio)

 
 

2009 - 2010 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in February 2010. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Cormetech Environmental Technologies (Download bio)

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Haywood County (Download bio)

The Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Michael Dunn Center Nomination - Kingston, TN (Download bio)

The Individual Recycler of the Year is: Karen Emerson-McPeak (Download bio)

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: Centennial High School (Download bio)
 
 

2008 - 2009 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in February 2009. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Trelleborg Coated Systems US, Inc. & MacDermid Printing Solutions

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Sevierville Solid Waste

The Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Goodwill Industries - Knoxville

The Individual Recycler of the Year is: Paula Larson

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: Granbery Elementary
 
 

2007 - 2008 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in January 2008. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Pull-A-Part in Nashville.

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Arnold Engineering Development Center (Arnold Air Force Base)

The Individual Recycler of the Year is: Suma Clark

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: Poplar Grove School
 
 

2006 - 2007 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual conference that was held in February 2007. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.

The Business Recycler of the Year is: Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) (Download Bio)

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Montgomery Bell Park (Download Bio)

The Individual Recycler of the Year is: Nancy Underwood (Download Bio)

The Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: Goodwill Industries Knoxville (Download Bio)

The School (K-12) Recycler of the Year is: Highland Park Elementary School’s Recycling Program (Download Bio)
 
 

2005 - 2006 Award Winners

TRC was proud to honor the following individuals and organizations as the recipients of the TRC Recyclers of the Year Awards during the annual 2005 conference that was held in October 2005. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to research and implement recycling strategies.
   
The Business Recycler of the Year is: Portion Pac Inc. (PPI) (Download Bio)

The Government Recycler of the Year is: Warrior’s Path State Park Golf Course (Download Bio)

The Individual Recycler of the Year is: Johnnie Edwards (Download Bio)

The Non-Profit Recycler of the Year is: UT Recycles, UT Cares (Download Bio)



   
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