Chris Ronson

Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, Re-TRAC Connect Chris Ronson is a Senior Manager for Re-TRAC Connect, the leading waste diversion software system with over 60,000 users across North America. Re-TRAC Connect is trusted by waste management professionals to efficiently collect, manage, and analyze recycling and solid waste data. Chris loves developing creative solutions to data … Read more

Natalie Betts

Director of Partnerships & Municipal Relations, Balcones Resources Natalie Betts is the Director of Partnerships & Municipal Relations for Balcones Resources. She is responsible for developing partnerships to advance a circular economy and works with cities to support their recycling programs. Before joining Balcones, Natalie spent 10 years in public service with the City of … Read more

Heidi Sanborn

Executive Director, National Stewardship Action Council Ms. Sanborn has been a leader in the materials management industry for 32 years based in Sacramento California. She has worked as a consultant, regulator, and advocate founding both the California Product Stewardship Council and the National Stewardship Action Council where she has had immense success at passing groundbreaking … Read more

Laura Anthony

Director, Zero Waste San Diego Laura Anthony is a 2nd generation zero waste community organizer. Graduated from San Diego State University with a Women’s Students major and a Communications Minor in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in 2012. In 2007, she helped start and now … Read more

Ben Pedigo

Corporate Recycling Operations Coordinator, Rumpke Waste & Recycling Ben Pedigo has been with Midwest based Rumpke Waste & Recycling for 29 years, working with municipalities, business and industry to divert recyclable materials from the landfill. Pedigo is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and has served as president of the Association of Ohio Recyclers. He worked … Read more

Judith Enck

President, Beyond Plastics Judith is a Visiting Professor at Bennington College and President of Beyond Plastics. She previously served as EPA Regional Administrator during the Obama Administration, Deputy Secretary for the Environment in the NY Governors Office and Policy Advisor to the NY Attorney General. She started her town’s rural recycling program in 1988 – … Read more

CURC Workshop

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and the NRC Campus Council are excited to partner with the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC) to organize 2022 NRC Congress programming focused on waste prevention in higher education. The collaboration brings five hours of workshop programming on Day 2, November 10, from 12 – 5 pm EST to serve … Read more

Balcones Resources

Balcones Resources is a comprehensive environmental services company. We specialize in recovering resources through recycling, document and product destruction, and alternative energy. Balcones is not associated with a landfill, which makes us experts in diverting recyclable materials away from the trash bin and into our recycling program.