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.
Community Involvement Award
Nucor-Yamato Steel Company
Corporate Recycler of the Year
Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa
Recycling Education Program of the Year
Conway Department of Sanitation
School Recycler of the Year
Saint Joseph School
Director’s Recognition Award
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!
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.Read More
The 2018 Student Environmental and Recycling Summit was a big success. We had 82 students and teachers in attendance.Read More