40 under 40: 2016 FAQ

Waste360 40 Under 40 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waste360 40 Under 40?

It’s a list of 40 people who have achieved success in the waste and recycling industry before turning 40.

Who decides who will be in Waste360 40 Under 40?

Waste360’s editors and staff. The team evaluates the nominations and consults with an external advisor to select the finalists and winners.

When will Waste360 publish the next class of the Waste360 40 Under 40?

The 40 Under 40 winners are announced in the winter of each year in advance of WasteExpo.

When do nominations begin?

Nominations open in the fall of the preceding year. The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2016.

How do I become a Waste360 40 Under 40?

We are looking for success and creativity in the waste and recycling space. Those chosen must be no older than 40 at the competition deadline. Nominations must be submitted online.

Will I be informed if my nominee was not selected?

No. Only winners will be informed in advance of publication of the list.

Can someone be honored as a 40 Under 40 multiple years?

You can only be on the 40 Under 40 list one time.

Will more than one nominee from the same company be accepted?

You can nominate multiple executives from one company.

I was not picked for 40 Under 40. Can you tell me why?

With hundreds of candidates and only 40 slots, many nominees will not be chosen. We cannot explain why you weren't picked because it won't be for any one reason.

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