For Immediate Release from WSRA

Anne Piacentino, Director of Events and Communications

The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) is seeking nominations for its annual Recycler of the Year awards, which spotlight individuals, businesses, government agencies and community organizations that are making outstanding contributions to expanding and strengthening recycling and waste prevention. WSRA welcomes nominations of individuals and organizations that have demonstrated noteworthy dedication, innovation and success in recycling initiatives across the state.

Award categories include Individual Recycler, Public Agency, Institution, Non-Profit, Higher Education Institution, Business Generator, Public Education, Youth Education, Innovation, Nucor Steel Recycling Business, and the Recycling Hall of Fame. View the 2016 Recyclers of the Year on

A committee of recycling professionals and community members will review 2017 Recycler of the Year nominations and select recipients, whose accomplishments will be featured at the annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday evening at the WSRA Conference, “Viva Recycling” on May 4-10, 2017 at Red Lion Pasco, in Pasco, Washington.

Nominations are due by January 13, 2016. Detailed criteria and nomination forms are available on the WSRA website. Contact the WSRA office at 206-244-0311 for application assistance or more information.