The AF&PA Recycling Awards annual recognize outstanding paper recycling programs, since being established in 2006.
The annual awards program has been redesigned this year to offer increased opportunities for recognition of even more outstanding paper recycling efforts. Applicants in three categories – school, business and community – now have four chances to win in each category. Programs/entries will be judged on: Volume
– total amount of paper and paperboard collected Creativity
– unique and innovative ways that have been used to market the program, raise awareness and generate interest Participation
– unique and innovative ways successful programs increased participation and tonnage collected Partnerships
– innovative partnerships (community, business, non-profit organizations) used to promote increased recovery
Four winners in each category will receive a cash prize; an original piece of framed artwork; and bragging rights and visibility in local and national media for their recycling efforts.
Entries for the 2014 AF&PA Recycling Awards closed March 7, 2014.
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2013 Recycling Award Winners
Business Leadership - Edwards Brothers Malloy
Community - City of Guntersville, AL
School - Bishop Watterson High School
Past Award Winners
Business Leadership - One American Center - Thomas Properties Group
Community - Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
School - Perry High School - Perry, OH
2011 Business Leadership - MGM Resorts International Community - Onondaga County
School - Purdy High School
Business Leadership - Continental Airlines
Community - Virginia Beach, VA
School - Parkway School District
Business Leadership - Giant Eagle
Community - Orange County, NC
School - Wake County Government School
College/University - Stanford University
2008 Award Winners
All 2008 Recycling Award Winners
2007 Award Winners
All 2007 Recycling Award Winners
2006 Award Winners
All 2006 Recycling Award Winners