The Iowa Waste Exchange (IWE) matches by-products and materials with groups interested in using or recycling those materials. Since 1990, this free, non-regulatory program has diverted more than 3.5 million tons of materials from the landfill and put it into production and use. Contact your local IWE representatives for assistance.
The National Recycling Coalition is a non-profit organization that advocates for all sectors of the recycling industry. The NRC provides its members, affiliate organizations and partners with the resources and tools needed to bring about changes in the way natural resources are used, managed, and recycled.
The Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations (ISOSWO) is the state chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). Members include public and private sector employees, consultants, engineers, planners, regulators, and local elected officials. The annual Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Conference is hosted jointly by ISOSWO and the Iowa Recycling Association.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of public and private sector professionals committed to advancing resource management through education, advocacy and research.
The IWRC provides environmental services to businesses, helping companies meet regulatory obligations, implement waste reduction and pollution prevention initiatives, and increase efficiency through training and education.
Keep Iowa Beautiful empowers Iowans to bring cultural and economic vitality into communities through a variety of enhancement programs. KAB also offers grants and resources for local communities.
Keep America Beautiful is a national non-profit that inspires people to improve and beautify their community and environment. KAB programs include a focus on recycling and litter reduction.
Learn about annual events and activities that take place on November 15 in celebration of America Recycles Day. Tool kits and information available.
April 22 is Earth Day. Learn about events and activities. Tool kits and information available.
The College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC) represents over 900 recycling and sustainability professionals in higher education and facilitates information exchange among campus recycling and sustainability leaders.