TENNESSEE RECYCLING COALITION


Lifting Recycling as the Standard Since 1990

 

TRC's 2020 Recycler of the Year Awards

2019 - 2020 TRC Recycler of the Year Award Winners

The Tennessee Recycling Coalition with its Board of Directors is pleased to present the 2020 Recycler of the Year Awards. TRC's Recycler of the Year Awards recognizes individuals, organizations, schools, and businesses in the State of Tennessee that have demonstrated a commitment to waste prevention and recycling. We commend all of the applicants for their contributions and we congratulate the winners in each category. Below the listing of winners you'll find details on what was involved in the nomination criteria and application process for these awards. Thanks to all who applied!


Business Recycler of the Year: Florim

Government Recycler of the Year: West Tennessee Regional Recycling Hub

School (K-12) Recycler of the Year: Lipscomb Academy Lower School

Higher Education Recycler of the Year: Tennessee Tech University

Non-Profit
 Recycler of the Year: Nashville Food Project

Tom Hattle Memorial Award of the Year: Keith Street


Video Entry Award of the Year: Refurban, link to video

Innovator of the Year
Brown Forman - Clifton Mill


View Press Release


Nomination Criteria

The Tennessee Recycling Coalition with its Board of Directors is pleased to present the nomination criteria for this year’s Recycler of the Year (ROY) awards.  


How to Enter:


All applications submitted must be current projects in the past 2 years within Tennessee.

Please submit all applications with 500 words or less via our Dropbox Account at the bottom of this webpage.


Submission of photos and supporting documents are a must to be considered a complete application.


The deadline to apply is September 18, 2020.

 



TRC Annual Recycler of the Year Awards

The Tennessee Recycling Coalition Annual Recyclers of the Year Awards recognizes individuals, organizations, schools and businesses in the State of Tennessee that have demonstrated a commitment to waste prevention and recycling.

Awards will be presented in the following (8) categories (view criteria for each category):
  • Government Recycler of the Year
  • Non-Profit Recycler of the Year
  • Business Recycler of the Year
  • K-12 Schools Recycler of the Year
  • Higher Education Recycler of the Year
  • Tom Hattle Memorial Award
  • Recycling Video Production of the Year
  • Innovator Award
TRC is accepting awards applications for all awards categories. A panel of judges will select a winner in each category.

To nominate an individual, organization, school or business, submit a 500-word or less description of the program (or individual), using the category and judging criteria listed here. Applications must contain supporting documentation, such as photographs, charts, signage and other information. Programs should have been in place for a minimum of one year to be considered for an award.  Submission of photos and supporting documents are a must to be considered a complete application.

Videos must be 1-3 minutes in length, with titles and credits attached and placed on YouTube. Just send us the link. (see criteria below)

For more information contact: Lincoln Young by e-mail



   
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