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Annual Conference


Recycling & Solid Waste Management in a New Decade: The Sky’s the Limit!

New Technology & New Ideas for the 2010’s

The 2010 MRN/SWANA-MA Conference
June 24-25, 2010
Conference Center at the Maritime Institute
Linthicum, MD
Over 150 solid waste and recycling professionals from the Mid-Atlantic region participated in this year's conference.
The Maryland Recycling Network and the SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter joined forces to hold this great two-day event. The conference included:
Educational Sessions that covered the hottest topics in the industry such as...
  • Markets Update: Paper, Plastics, Glass, Electronics and Metals
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Recycling in Three Maryland Communities
  • Landfill Gas Energy
  • New Technologies: Plastics to Oil & Waste to Water
  • Food Composting – Collection & Processing
  • Zero Waste Success Stories
  • Management in Solid Waste
  • RFID in Action
  • Promoting Your Program Through Social Media
  • Regulatory Update

Click here to view the Program and, where available pdf's of the speaker presentations.


Exhibits – Over 20 exhibitors shared the latest and greatest tools and technologies. Click the links in the side bar on the left to see their products and services.
Awards - MRN recognizes outstanding achievement in recycling individuals and organizations. Click here for this year's winners.