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Standard Scale & Supply Company is a full service scale distributor that provides high quality weighing and counting equipment, ISO 17025 calibrations, and high quality service. They provide standard equipment such as floor scales and motor truck scales. They also design and build custom weighing systems for the recycling industry. Visit their website at www.standardscale.com.
BIG NEWS! $600K available for P2 grants - The Department of Environmental Quality issued a RFP for the 2015 Community Pollution Prevention Grant Program this week. Proposals to support a wide variety of recycling initiatives at the state, region, and local levels are due on April 1, 2015. State funding for recycling hasn't been available to this extent for quite some time. While we expect stiff competition for the funding, we encourage all of you to explore opportunities, develop plans, and apply for the funds. Your work will demonstrate need, opportunity, and the process will make way for the collaborative partnerships required for any positive advancement of recycling. Use this opportunity to plant the seeds for future progress now! Learn more about the 2015 Community P2 RFP.
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Engage with public and private sector colleagues and decision-makers at pivotal events this May. The Governor's Recycling Summit will highlight Michigan recycling priorities, share key data and trends about current recycling efforts, recognize stakeholders that are making progress, and show how the state of Michigan is applying its muscle to support the initiative.
The Michigan Recycling Coalition Annual Conference will provide many opportunities for conferees to learn about best practices and network with colleagues and service providers to explore options for program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation that will move public & private recycling program initiatives forward.
To find out more about these events, sponsor, exhibit, and get involved please follow the tabs below...
Join local, regional, state, public and private sector decision-makers at the Governor’s Recycling Summit as speakers makethe case for recycling, share stories of success across the supply chain, light a path for the future, and report out about current research and activities taking place to support achieving the 30% recycling goal (Snyder Announces Recycling Goal).
If Michigan is going to emerge as a recycling leader, it’s going to take a concerted effort on behalf of all stakeholders.Understand your role in creating a vibrant recycling economy in your community.
The DEQ Recycling Awards-
These awards are new this year and the DEQ held a weibar explaining the recycling recognition award criteria. The webinar helped assist organizations with the award application process. Businesses, institutions, government agencies, non-profits and other organizations that would like to be recognized at the Goernor's Recycling Summit for helping to achieve the Governor's recycling goals should listen to the webinar.
Find the award application: Here
Recycling and composting program managers, operators, and coordinators should attend the 33rd Annual MRC Conference to get the tools, resources and information needed to implement and enhance successful waste reduction, recycling, and composting programs built on a sustainable foundation.
The MRC’s Annual Conference has something to offer every type of local government and business interested in starting or enhancing a recycling program and even going all the way to zero landfill.
These two dynamic days will be filled with keynotes, individual sessions, workshops, and networking all preparing participants to take their recycling programs to the next level.
The Governor’s Recycling Summit & Michigan Recycling Coalition Conference provide the best opportunity to deliver your organization’s message to hundreds of public and private recycling professionals throughout the state. Benefit from a wide array of sponsorship opportunities that put your company front and center. We are excited that this year sponsors and exhibitors will be prominent at both events, with the exhibition hall being held on Tuesday and Wednesday this year compared to the Wednesday, Thursday of past conferences.
Some of our packages even include professionally produced and placed television and radio ads, print and digital media exposure for your company, products, services or for recycling in general. Sponsorship levels are designed to make your marketing dollar go far.
Choose from standard sponsorship packages or create your own package. We'll be finalizing the details for the conference and sending out the conference brochure to potential attendees in early March.
Sponsors will be recognized in all promotional material and putting your logo in the conference brochure is a key. If your company or organization is interested in sponsoring the conference please let us know as soon as you can, so we can design the brochure with you in mind.
Join the many businesses and organizations that showcase their support for recycling by choosing one of the sponsor opportunities below or by simply
exhibiting and attending the conference.
* The MRC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and a portion of your support may be tax deductible; consult with your tax advisor. Payment plan schedules are an acceptable means of fulfilling your pledge of support. Join us as we work to make recycling a highly valuable and visible industry in Michigan.
2015 Exhibition Package: MRC Member: $550 OR Non-Member: $700
The MRC Conference is the best place and time to deliver your message to hundreds of public and private recycling professionals throughout Michigan! We work hard to maximize our exhibitors' exposure, and make the sponsorship and exhibition a valuable proposition for your company. Helping to promote recycling, while promoting your business and organization exposure to even more recycling stakeholders. This year by exhibiting you will get exposure not only at the MRC Conference, but also the Governor’s Recycling Summit on May 5th. Giving your
The Exhibition Package includes a well-placed, 8 foot skirted table, 2 chairs, and 2 - One day passes.
The MRC is seeking nominations for its 2015 Award of Excellence.
This award is for all sizes and types of organizations/ businesses and is awarded for composting, recycling, reduction, or reuse programs that create/ contribute to a healthy and vibrant community and economy here in Michigan.
The MRC looks to award 1 exceptional individual and 1 exceptional organization each year.
1. Awards will recognize one entity for long standing environmental programs and new initiatives undertaken in the calendar year 2014.
2. Environmental initiatives can take one or many forms.
3. Initiatives can deal with one or multiple waste/ commodity streams.
*All nominations are due by Friday March 6th
This year's Summit and Conference will be located in Kalamazoo Michigan. Focused in the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, attendees will be in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo
*Book your room by April 20, 2014 to recieve the MRC Conference discounted room rate of 129.00 per night. We suggest booking as early as you can since the conference is toward the beginning of graduation season.
The Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC) is soliciting submissions for our 2015 Annual Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Below is a form for anyone interested in submitting a speaker, topic, or issue.
We are excited to be hosting the Governor’s Recycling Summit on May 5th before the Annual Conference on May 6 & 7. The Summit will make the case for recycling, providing high-level information about the value of recycling to Michigan communities and businesses. The Conference will provide more in depth educational opportunities, through keynotes, session and training, about implementing and enhancing a variety of recycling programs. Presenters will receive complimentary conference registration on the day of presentation.
Please fill out Application Below...
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