Past OKRA Conferences

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Annual conference of OKRA. September 22-23.  Theme is Keeping a Lid on Contamination

2022 Conference: Rethinking Recycling

In-Person Event
Thursday-Friday, September 22-23, 2022

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2021 Conference: Keeping a Lid on Contamination

Virtual Event
Wednesday & Thursday, September 22-23, 2021

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2020 Conference: Staying Green in Quarantine

Virtual Event
Wednesday & Thursday, October 7-8, 2020

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"Navigating the Recycling Jungle"
September 25, 2019, Tulsa Zoo Event Center

Keynote Speaker
Neil Seldman, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Director Waste to Wealth Initiative

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Recycle Program Success Stories Panel:
Community Recycling, James Williams, Muscogee Nation
School Recycling, Crystal Bennett, Republic Services
Business Recycling, Patrick Ivey, Cox Communications
Tulsa Zoo Recycling & Composting, Ric Kotarsky

Recycling Today in Oklahoma
Expert Round-Table Discussions on 9 Topics!
Exhibits | Door Prizes | Food & Beverage
Tuesday Pre-Conference Tours | Wednesday Facility Tours

  Conference Agenda

Full Program Handout


Thank you to OKRA’s 2019 Sponsors!

Ruby Sponsor:

Chickasaw Nation

Sapphire Sponsors:

City of Tulsa
Oklahoma Dept. of Env. Quality

Emerald Sponsors:

Choctaw Nation
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
Natural Evolution, Inc.

Pearl Sponsors:

American Waste Control
Oklahoma Coop. Extension Service
Pinpoint Wire Technology
Republic Services
SWANA Indian Nations Chapter

2020 Oklahoma Recycling Conference

"Staying Green in Quarantine"

October 7-8, 2020 Virtual Conference

Final 2020 Program Handout

Conference recording on OKRA "For Members Only"

2019 Oklahoma Recycling Conference

"Navigating the Recycling Jungle"

September 25, 2019, Tulsa Zoo Event Center

Final 2019 Program Handout 

Presentations on OKRA "For Members Only"

2018 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Recycling Avengers: Keeping it Green & Clean
September 20, 2018, Stillwater, OK
Final 2018 Program Handout

2017 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Recycling Right: Reducing Contamination
October 11, 2017, Stillwater
Final 2017 Program Handout

2015 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Taking It Back: Making Recycling Work for Oklahoma
October 20, 2015, Tulsa
Final 2015 Program Agenda

2014 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Increasing Diversion: Events, Offices, Rural Areas
October 9, 2014, Edmond
Final 2014 Program Handout

2013 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Recycling Trends: Past, Present & Future
October 17, 2013, Stillwater
Final 2013 Program Handout
Welcome Poster / Sponsor Poster / Exhibitor Poster

2012 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Sustainable Recycling: Proven Solutions for Oklahoma
October 12, 2012, Stillwater
Final 2012 Program Handout

2011 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Recycling Across Oklahoma: Urban, Suburban & Rural
October 13, 2011, Stillwater
Final 2011 Program Handout

2010 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Oklahoma Connections: Sharing Local Solutions
October 15, 2010, Stillwater
Final 2010 Program Handout

2009 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Recycling Through a Recession
December 8, 2009, Stillwater
Final 2009 Program Handout

2008 Oklahoma Recycling Conference
Community Recycling: How to Make it Happen in Oklahoma
October 30, 2008, Oklahoma City
Final 2008 Program Handout