Grant Application to Attend 2018 Resource Recycling Conference

The Recycling Partnership, in association with Resource Recycling, Inc., is pleased to announce the third annual Steve Thompson Memorial Grant, offering free travel, accommodation and registration for the 2018 Resource Recycling Conference.

Recycling industry leader Steve Thompson was a committed recycling champion who worked hard to move the industry forward and, for the third year in a row, The Recycling Partnership and Resource Recycling, Inc. are honoring him and his life’s work by offering grants to recycling professionals to travel to and attend the 2018 Resource Recycling Conference for free.
The Recycling Partnership will provide grants to recycling professionals from local, state, national or collegiate programs from across the U.S. to learn and share program best practices, tips and research to improve recycling programs, and how to deliver more and better recycling to all citizens.

The grant includes conference registration, two-night host hotel stay, and a travel reimbursement of up to $500. 

Deadline: Monday, June 4, 2018

Email Tricia Tiedt ( with any questions about the grant program.

The Details:
Applications are due by Monday, June 4 via this online portal. The Recycling Partnership will select and notify the grantees no later than Thursday, July 19. The travel portion of each grant will be approved by Partnership staff and reimbursed via check post-event. The two-night hotel stay will be at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch for the nights of Oct. 22 and 23. The registration does not include any pre-conference workshops that require a separate fee.
Following the conference, all award winners will be asked to submit a brief summary of their experiences and how they plan to use newfound insights to improve their local recycling programs.

* 1. Contact Details

* 2. Emergency Contact

* 3. Select the option that best describes your organization’s role in the recycling industry:

* 4. Do you work for a community recycling program (county or municipality?)