Award Category

Please fill out the questions below for the nominated program / person. The experienced panel of judges will review and score the information, and will not accept additional information, brochures, etc. on the program, so do your best to describe the worthiness of the nominee clearly and succinctly.

We expect / prefer a representative from the winners to be at the award ceremony at the Resource Recycling Conference August 26-28, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

INSTRUCTIONS:  BEFORE YOU START -- FIRST PREPARE 2 WORD DOCUMENTS!  Don't start the survey response UNTIL YOU'VE PREPARED THESE DOCUMENTS.  Note that you will need a summary of 150 words and an overall describing document of up to 1000 words that describes the nominee in terms of the following criteria: 
  • Outstanding Higher Education Award:  degree programs and career services, applied research / tech transfer, and links with recycling industries.
  • Criteria for ALL OTHER award categories:  Effect on recycling, Hierarchy, and tons (optional for lifetime achievement & Heenan Emerging Leader); Coverage and longevity of program; Innovation / Leadership / cutting edge; and Program Economics.

If you have questions, call Lisa Skumatz (NRC Awards Committee Chair), 303/494-1178 or email her at

Question Title

* 1. Please choose the award category.