Platinum Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

American Chemistry Council
Washington, D.C.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division represents the leading plastics resin manufacturers in the U.S. ACC conducts research and recycling studies for plastics packaging and plastic bags and film.  It also produces life cycle inventories on the major virgin and recycled resins, and provides technical, educational and marketing assistance to state and local officials, businesses and customer groups. The Plastics Division sponsors programs that increase plastics recycling through implementation of sustainable and efficient recycling programs. The association's plastics websites include, and

Resource Recycling, Inc.
Portland, Oregon

Resource Recycling, Inc. is the publisher of Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update, and is the primary sponsor of the Resource Recycling Conference, the E-Scrap Conference and the Plastics Recycling Conference.

Gold Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Curbside Value Partnership    
Arlington, Virginia

The Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) is a nonprofit organization designed to grow participation in curbside recycling programs nationwide.  It is the only current national program that engages all recycling stakeholders (including government, private industry, haulers and materials recovery facilities) to identify solutions to improving curbside recycling programs through education and data analysis. CVP’s goal is to launch and study education programs to increase tonnage and participation in local curbside programs.  The group aims to make programs more profitable and sustainable.

Re-TRAC Connect       
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Re-TRAC Connect is the waste diversion software standard that sustainability professionals trust to efficiently collect, manage and analyze recycling and solid waste data.  Join over 15,000 organizations (including local governments, businesses, schools and universities) and sign up for a free account today.  The software makes it easy to participate in reporting programs, track waste diversion and publish waste reduction information online.

Waste Management, Inc.
Houston, Texas

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, is the leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions in North America.  Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery and disposal services.  It is one of the largest residential recyclers and also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the U.S.  The company serves residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout North America.

Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

AMUT Ecotech S.r.l.
Novara, Italy

AMUT is one of the world’s leading machinery manufacturing companies, focusing on thermoplastic recycling technologies. Founded in 1958, AMUT’s patented recycling technology received the global Plastic Environmental – Enabling Technology award in 2006 from the Society of Plastics Engineers. With its AMUT ECOTECH division, AMUT supplies complete handling and sorting plants for municipal recycling facilities and plastics recovery facilities.

Avangard Innovative
Houston, Texas

Avangard is a premier sustainable solutions provider, with branch offices and operating plants around the world. Avangard Innovative works closely with clients to provide solutions and services that help achieve their social and environmental goals. One of the largest recyclers in North America, Avangard Innovative's core services include recycling solutions, processing/recycling facilities, equipment solutions, environmental and industrial services, resin distribution and sustainable products.

Carton Council          
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Carton Council is a group of carton manufacturers united to deliver long-term collaborative solutions to divert cartons from landfills.  The Carton Council seeks to reduce the environmental impact of these cartons by expanding recycling programs, increasing carton recovery and continuously improving the environmental performance of that type of packaging.

EREMA North America, Inc. 
Ipswich, Massachusetts 

EREMA is the world's market leader in the development and production of plastic recycling systems and components.  Over 4,000 EREMA systems worldwide now produce more than 14 million tons of plastic pellets annually.  Since 1992, customers throughout United States and Canada have relied on EREMA North America, Inc. for the company's technical expertise, sales support and extensive spare parts inventory.  The firm's facility, located in Ipswich, Massachusetts, includes a customer demonstration area featuring the latest technology.

Herbold USA 
North Smithfield, Rhode Island 

Herbold Meckesheim USA  is a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of a wide range of size reduction equipment for the plastics and recycling industries.  The company's products are used in a variety of applications from traditional to innovative and include: granulators, shredders, pulverizers, plastcompactors, wash lines, thermal gryers and fully integrated systems

Franklin, Wisconsin

Krones is a world leader in the manufacture of fully integrated packaging and bottling line systems.  Krones' products include a comprehensive portfolio of PET bottle stretch blow molders along with leading-edge technical knowledge of PET packaging design.  Sustainability is a core principle that has been the catalyst for the development of Krones PET recycling systems. Krones can supply a turnkey solution for PET recycling, bottle sortation, wash lines and bottle- to-bottle modules.

Machinex Technologies, Inc. 
High Point, North Carolina

Machinex offers complete engineering design, manufacturing and installation of materials recovery facilities.  The company provides turnkey projects for the recycling industry, focusing on single-stream systems, municipal solid waste, construction and demolition, and front-end processing for waste-to-energy.  Machinex offers a full range of high-quality recycling equipment such as disc screen separators, ballistic separators, balers, trommels, optical sorting machinery and other components that give customers complete system integration.

S+S Inspection, Inc.    
Bartlett, Illinois

S+S Inspection provides engineered sorting solutions for the plastics and recycling industries. The company designs and manufactures the widest variety of metal detectors and optical sorting technology on the market.  S+S specializes in providing custom solutions to solve your most demanding needs.

Cambridge, Ontario

Shred-Tech is a pioneer in the mobile document destruction industry.  The company is a custom designer and manufacturer of engineered reduction systems and shredding machinery for a variety of waste and recycling applications.  In-house engineering and design services enable the company to customize all standard shredders to meet the specific requirements of customers’ needs.  Shred-Tech has installed more than 2,000 systems worldwide and is recognized globally for its first-class products and a commitment to engineering innovation and quality.

Spartanburg, South Carolina

STADLER is one of the leading manufacturers of material recycling facilities in the world, designing and manufacturing tailor-made plant concepts for industrial waste, lightweight packaging, single-stream, commingled, MSW and paper/OCC.  STADLER has installed more than 200 complete turnkey recycling plants and over 700 ballistic separators, the most efficient in the industry.  STADLER’s high-quality engineering and manufacturing is based in Germany.  STADLER America is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, guaranteeing reliable spare-part supply and after-sales service.

Statesville, North Carolina
Booth #313

Toter is the leading manufacturer of two-wheeled carts for curbside automated waste, recycling and organics collection by cities, private waste haulers and recyclers.  Toter introduced the automated curbside cart system in North America during the late 1960s.  Today, Toter is the top-selling cart brand.

Trex Company, Inc.    
Winchester, Virginia

Trex Company turns millions of pounds of recycled and reclaimed plastic and waste wood into Trex decking and outdoor living products.  Most of these raw materials come from recovered plastic grocery bags, plastic film and waste wood fiber.  Trex Company each year purchases approximately 200 million pounds of used polyethylene and an equal amount of hardwood sawdust, materials that would normally end up in a landfill.