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  • The Tennessee Recycling Coalition with its Board of Directors is pleased to present the nomination criteria for this year’s Recycler of the Year (ROY) awards. Participants are encouraged to nominate themselves or others and submit the awards nomination no later than 5:00 pm, June 25, 2024. 

  • Please be sure to note that this year, TRC will host an awards ceremony at Park Vista Hotel on Friday morning, August 23, 2024. Winners are encouraged to attend.


How to Enter:

All applications submitted must be current projects in the past two years within Tennessee.

Please place your award submission in the appropriate category folder of the Dropbox link below:








Or you may submit by emailing

Submission of photos and supporting documents is a must to be considered a complete application.


If you are having trouble, try this link:


The deadline to apply is June 25, 2024.  


Nomination Criteria:

 To nominate an individual, organization, school, or business, submit a 500-word or less description of the program (or individual), using the category and judging criteria on the website. Applications must contain supporting documentation, such as photographs, charts, signage, and other information. Programs should have been in place for a minimum of one year to be considered for an award. Submission of photos and supporting documents is a must to be regarded as a complete application.



Announcement of Winner:


We will notify the winner that they are selected in July, and the award will be presented during the award ceremony at the TRC Conference on August 21-23, 2024.


TRC is accepting awards applications for all awards categories. A panel of judges will select a winner in each category.

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