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Earth day isn't over. At TRC, we believe Earth Day is every day.

Though we have accomplished a lot, there is still plenty of work to be done to promote reuse and recycling activities in Tennessee.

If you are a part of our advocacy team, thank you! If you aren't, please consider joining today!

With an individual membership for just $50, all TRC webinars and networking events are complimentary. We'd love to have you as a part of our member base. Without help from our sponsors and members, we couldn't do what we do.

This is a team effort.

What do Clayton Homes and Pickwick State Park

have in common?

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Composting sheetrock, of course!

Join TRC as we host a webinar with Clayton Homes, Pickwick Landing State Park, and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to explore this newest partnership. Learn why adding sheetrock to a compost pile may be beneficial and how this private, public partnership began. 

You don't want to miss how this win-win partnership began to reduce waste from landfills and reduce carbon emissions and how it can be duplicated

across the state.

Register for the online webinar today!

Date: Tuesday, May 19th, 2021

Time:   1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time


Kelsey Davis - Environmental Scientist, TDEC

Andy Wright - Park Manager, Pickwick Landing State Park

Lisa Lujan - EH&S Manager, Clayton Homes 

Are you ready for an in-person conference

filled with dynamic speakers, up-to-date trends,

legislative announcements, and networking?


Race on over to TRC’s 32nd conference, “We’re in this Race Together.” Partnering with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, TRC will host a joint conference at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg, TN.

Mark your calendars for expanded sessions, keynote speaker Rusty Wallace, an awards dinner at Anakeesta with the breathtaking backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as fun and interactive times to network across multiple sectors of Tennessee industries, business, government, and like-minded individuals. For more details about the conference agenda, visit our website here. To register for the conference, please click here.

Date: Wednesday, August 25th - August 27, 2021

Time:     12:00 pm Central Standard Time

Location: Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg, TN

Every wonder why tires don't belong in Tennessee landfills?

Listen to the State of Sustainability Podcast featuring Lincoln Young, the President of Tennessee Recycling Coalition and owner of Rockwood Recycling Solutions, and Michael Meister, Trails Administrator for Tennessee State Park. In the 22nd episode titled "Tire Recycling," they discuss the logistics and strategies for recycling tires in Tennessee!

Listen to it here.

TRC's Online, Free Webinar

Brown-Forman Corporation is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and is among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world. The Clifton Mill, located in Waynesboro, TN, is the largest stave producer, producing over 200,000 barrel sets of stave annually. Brown Forman received the Innovator of the Year Award from the TN Recycling Coalition in 2020.

Listen here to find out why and stay up to date on their zero-waste initiatives.


Caleb Powell - Environmental Scientist, TDEC 

Jeff Elliot - Brown Forman Corporation Clifton Mill, Manager

TRC in the News

TRC was recently selected to be the Tennessee Green Star Partnership Member highlight. What is the TGSP? It's a voluntary environmental leadership program facilitated by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. Sharing successes, networking, and best management practices are just a few of the opportunities TGSP offers its members. We are proud to be highlighted! To learn more about TGSP, click here.


We can do better, Tennessee.

Help us fight the good fight!

Become a member today!

Tennessee Recycling Coalition

P.O. Box 23796

Nashville, TN 37202


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