This event is hosted jointly by the Iowa Recycling Association and  Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations.

WELCOME!


The 2016 Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference is October 3-5 at the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa.


Registration Open

Online registration is now open! Remember, the early bird discount deadline is Friday, August 12. If you have questions call (515) 681-1026 or info@iowaconference.org.


Hotel Block Reserved
The official conference hotel is the Radisson Quad City Plaza, which is connected to the RiverCenter via skywalk. Book your room before September 5 to lock in the discounted group rate. Read more.


Download the Conference Preview

Get a sneak peek at conference the education sessions, tours, schedule, networking events and early bird registration information. Download as pdf.

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Tours Announced for 2016

New this year, there are four tour options on Monday, October 3! Please pay close attention to tour times, as departure and return times vary. Read tour details.


  • Tour 1: Recycling & Reuse, 1-5 p.m. Scott Area Recycling Center, Electronic Demanufacturing Facility, Antique Archaeology and Reusable Usables. 
  • Tour 2: Operations & Safety, Noon-5 p.m. John Deere Demonstration Site and Midwest Center for Public Safety Training.
  • Tour 3: Sustainability, 1-5 p.m. Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Compost Facility,  Habitat ReStore and Quad Cities Food Hub
  • Tour 4: Technology & Innovation, 1-5 p.m. (Will only be held if 10 or more people register). Sievers Family Farms, AgriRenew and Green America Recycling.