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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the 2020 ARC/VIRCO Professional Summit scheduled for April 2 AT VIRCO, Conway, has been canceled. We regret having to take this action, but believe it is in the best interest of our speakers/attendees/workers/employees. The public will be notified of any future summits.

30th Annual ARC Conference & Tradeshow

October 26-28, 2020
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs, AR.
Lodging: Reservations can be booked by calling – 479-253-9768, and requesting the ARC Conference Block.
Sponsorship Opportunities: available by calling the ARC office – 866-290-1429.
Attendee and Exhibitor Registration: Coming soon
Agenda: Coming soon!

2020 Student Environmental and Recycling Summit

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2019 ARC Annual Awards

ARC’s Annual Awards Program recognizes individuals, organizations and industry leaders and their significant contributions.
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2019 Annual Conference & Trade Show

The Annual Conference in Eureka Springs is a meeting of the best of the best when it comes to recycling and sustainability in Arkansas.
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2019 Spring Recycling & Sustainability Summit

Presentations on forestry, alternative energy sources, industrial services, and legislative changes.
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2019 Student Environmental & Recycling Summit

Bringing together junior and senior high school and college students as well as teachers and educators
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2019 ARC Award Recipients

Welcome to the ARC on the Web!

Who We Are:

The Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC) unites large and small companies, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in a common effort to promote REDUCE, REUSE, REPURPOSE and RECYCLE as the primary means of SUSTAINABLE waste management in Arkansas. The unique blend of over 200 members promotes a sharing of ideas and understanding of diverse interests and needs.

Where We Have Been:

The ARC was formed in 1989 in response to the need for comprehensive information and programs on reduce, reuse,recycle, and waste reduction. The original effort was spearheaded by Ozark Recycling Enterprise, Inc. through a Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation grant.

Where We Are Going:

The ARC is committed to assisting members in improving their reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle opportunities, recycle skills and techniques through education, special studies, research and the exchange of ideas and technical knowledge. The ARC has pledged to educate the general public and members of government and the business community about the economic and environmental significance of recycling.

ARC Recent News & Events

Below is a regularly updated listing of Arkansas Recycling Coalition events coming up. Check back here frequently or visit our News page. Contact us if you have any questions!

Fall / Winter 2019 Newsletter

Save the Date for ARC’s 30th Annual Conference & Trade Show – October 26-28, 2020

Please note date has been changed from the original date of September 21- 23, 2020, due to conflicting schedules. We will be going back to the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs.  Sponsorship, Exhibitor, and attendee registration will be open soon. Check the ARC websi
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Friends of ARC save at WasteExpo

WasteExpo is back in New Orleans, May 4-7, 2020 and you need to be there! Join 14,500+ of your peers to see the latest innovations and technology in the solid waste, recycling, and organics industry in person on the Exhibit Hall show floor. Plus, a conference program that’s
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The Spring 2019 Recycling and Sustainability Summit

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2019 Arkansas Recycling Coalition Annual Awards

ARC’s Annual Awards Program recognizes individuals, organizations and industry leaders who have made a signicant contribution to the advancement of waste reduction, recycling, and sustainable materials management in Arkansas over the past year. This year, the 2019 ARC Annual Awards Pr
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