National and Regional Events

The Southeast features a wealth of opportunity to network, learn and get the latest news about recycling.  Events from our State Recycling Organizations in addition to national conventions, conferences, workshops and summits are listed below. 

If you have a regional event not listed, please email with the date, title, location and link.

An * indicates that SERDC will be speaking at or attending this event

We are attempting to keep an updated list of cancellations and changed dates but always check with the venue website for the most accurate information.

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January 2020  

January 26-28, 2020: Recycle Florida Today Winter Summit-TBD

January 28-31, 2020: USCC Compost 2020- Charleston, SC

January 30, 2020: Waste Management Sustainability Forum- Scottsdale, AZ


February 11, 2020: NRC/KAB Recycling Market Development Workshop- Memphis, TN

February 12-14, 2020: Keep America Beautiful Conference- Memphis, TN

February 17-19, 2020; Plastics Recycling Conference- Nashville, TN


March 9-11, 2020: EPA Region 4 RCRA SMM and SWM Meeting- Columbia, SC

CANCELLED: March 15-18, 2020: Southeast Recycling Conference and Tradeshow- Destin, FL (

POSTPONED TO 2021: March 18-19, 2020 National Zero Waste Conference- Berkeley, CA

CANCELLED: March 23-26, 2020: Carolina Recycling Association Conference- Raleigh, NC


CANCELLED: April 27-30, 2020: ISRI Convention and Expo- Las Vegas, NV(


CANCELLED: May 13-15, 2020: Environmental Show of the South- Chattanooga, TN(


VIRTUAL EVENT: June 22-25, 2020: SWANApalooza

CANCELLED: June 23-25, 2020: Mississippi Recycling Coalition/MS “Magnolia” Chapter of SWANA Spring Conference- Gulfport, MS


TBD: July 16, 2020: Alabama Recycling Association Annual conference- Montgomery, AL*(


Cancelled: August 2-4, 2020: Florida Chapter of SWANA Annual Conference- Naples, FL 

Cancelled: August 10-12, 2020: Resource Recycling Annual Conference- Austin, TX

Cancelled: August 25-27 Tennessee Recycling Coalition Annual Conference-Gatlinburg, TN


September 1-3, 2020: Arkansas Chapter of SWANA Annual Conference- Fayetteville, AR

VIRTUAL EXPO: September 14-17, 2020: Waste Expo 2020

Cancelled: September 15-17, 2020: NC SWANA Fall Conference- Wilmington, NC

Virtual Event: September 22-23, 2020: Recycling Florida Today Annual Conference- Daytona Beach, FL


Virtual Event: October 5-7, 2020: Georgia Recycling Coalition Annual Conference

Virtual Event: October 5-9, 2020: State of TX Alliance for Recycling Annual Summit

Virtual Event: October 20-22, 2020: Paper and Plastics Recycling Conference

October 21-23, 2020: TSWDA Conference- Gatlinburg, TN

Cancelled: October 26-28, 2020 Arkansas Recycling Coalition Annual Conference- Eureka Springs, AR

Virtual Event: October 26-28, 2020: E-Scrap Conference

Cancelled: October 27- October 30, 2020: Virginia Recycling Association Annual Conference- Virginia Beach, VA(



December 7-9, 2020: WasteCon 2020- Grapevine, TX

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