IRC’s 25th Annual Conference and Trade Show was held June 8-10, 2015 at the Marriott East hotel in Indianapolis and was attended by over 200 recycling stakeholders.  Thank you to all who attended the tour, opening night reception and Conference.  Special thanks to our sponsors (listed below), our speakers, the exhibitors, and all those who donated items for our silent auction.Below you will find copies of presentations to view and download, pictures from the event, an attendee list, a copy of the program, and our sponsors.We appreciate your attendance and involvement.  Thank you for supporting the Indiana Recycling Coalition and our efforts to advance recycling in Indiana.If you attended the conference and did not yet complete a survey, the links are below.

We need your input to make next year’s conference even better!
Day 1 Survey
Day 2 Survey

Also be sure to check out the TweetBeam summary!  Again it was a hit, and we’ll be bringing it back for 2016.


Thank you to everyone who exhibited at the 2015 Conference!  Check out our 2015 Exhibitors HERE.



CLICK HERE to view the conference schedule & program.CLICK HERE to view the Attendee List.

Plenary Session: National Recycling Updates

Jerry Powell, Resource Recycling Megan Daum, Can Manufacturers Institute

Public Space Recycling: Challenges & Successes

Danni McPherron, Glenn Amos, Brett Sanford; IRC & 500 Festival Jennifer Nelson, Seven Generations Ahead Alec Cooley, Keep America Beautiful

Different Approaches to Textile Recycling

Kaymie Owens, Whitehouse & Schapiro LLC Seth Yon, Greener Grads Adam Winfield, Simple Recycling Eric Schlegel, Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

Keynote Luncheon: Indianapolis Recycling at a Crossroads

Carey Hamilton, IRC

Community Innovations in Recycling: Success Stories and Best Practices

Amanda Figolah, Monroe County Community School Corporation Amber Eagleson, Ft. Wayne Children’s ZooJennifer Nelson, Seven Generations Ahead

Get to Know Your Government: Recycling Agencies at the Local & State Level

Bruce Palin, IDEM Debbie Hackman, Jackson County SWMD

Trends in Environmental Management

Elizabeth Roe, EcoPartners Alec Cooley, Keep America Beautiful Diane Doster, Recyclebank Kira Blacketor feat. the Dumpster Drummers, City of Fort Wayne

Conversations in Commodities

Lynn Bragg, Glass Packaging Institute Paul England, Pratt Industries Jorge Farr-Aguilar, Antek Madison

Food Waste, Bar & Restaurant Recycling

Julie Schilf, U.S. EPA Region 5 John Williamson, Food Rescue Autumn Sands, Barfly Ventures

Hot Topics in EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility)

Scott Cassel, Product Stewardship Institute Chris Hudgins, Mattress Recycling Council


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