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2020 ARC Annual Awards

ARC’s Annual Awards Program recognizes individuals, organizations and industry leaders and their significant contributions.
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2020 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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ARC 2020 Annual Awards Program

Only 7 more days until the deadline!

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If you have an outstanding recycling/sustainability program in place, please consider submitting an application, or if you know of a school, company, association, government agency, or individual, in Arkansas who has, please encourage them to apply.

The deadline for submitting an application is July 31, 2020.

Questions, please call the ARC office – 866-290-1429.


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

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2020 Student Environmental and Recycling Summit

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2019 ARC Award Recipients

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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!

Spring 2018 Recycling and Sustainability Summit

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2018 Arkansas Recycling Coalition Annual Awards

May 31, 2018 is the deadline to apply for the ARC 2018 Annual Awards! Just fill out the form below or download a PDF of the application.
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2018 Student Environmental and Recycling Summit

The 2018 Student Environmental and Recycling Summit was a big success. We had 82 students and teachers in attendance.
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