Alexandria, Va. -- The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has announced a call for nominations for its annual awards, to be presented at the Annual Congress and Exposition Sept. 8-11, 2002, in Austin, Texas.
NRC will present awards in the following 12 categories:
Recycler of the Year -- Lifetime Achievement
Outstanding Community or Government Program
Outstanding Recycling Innovation -- Product or Process
Outstanding Environmental and Community Leadership
Outstanding Corporate Leadership
Outstanding School Program
Outstanding Market Development
Outstanding Public Education
Outstanding Minority Business/Individual Award
BRBA Best Business or Government Buy-Recycled Program
BRBA Best State Buy-Recycled Campaign
BRBA Award for Innovative New Product or Material
Nomination information is available at www.nrc-recycle.org. Nominations are due by Friday, June 28, 2002.
Additionally, the NRC's College and University Recycling Council and the National Soft Drink Association (NSDA) will present three student scholarship awards to full-time undergraduate students engaged in studies or extracurricular activities related to recycling, solid waste management or natural resource management.
Scholarship information is available at NRC's website and NSDA's website at www.nsda.org. Applications are due by July 15, 2002.