Early Bird Deadline is August 20
Register now for the 2018 Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference and Trade Show, October 8-10 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa! The early bird discount ends August 20. 

Conference Preview

Take a sneak peek at what to expect at this year's conference by downloading our Conference Preview [pdf]. The three-day event includes a top-notch tradeshow,
fun networking opportunities and diverse education, tour & training options on a wide array of  solid waste, recycling, sustainability, HR, communication, planning, safety and best practices topics. 

Exhibitor Opportunities

The Mid-America Center exhibit hall is 24,000 square feet and will feature over 60 booth spaces, large equipment, silent & live auctions, an exhibitor hospitality area and six events to get attendees interacting with you! Read more about exhibiting.

Sponsorship Opportunities​

You can help support this conference through one of many sponsorships, starting at just $500. Read more about sponsorships.


There are two hotels that are just a short walk from the Mid-America Center: Hilton Garden Inn (official conference hotel) and Country Inn and Suites. Reserve by September 7 to get the discounted group rate.

NEW THIS YEAR: Conference App
A new mobile app will replace our conference program this year. Download the app by September 8 to earn 25 bonus points in the game. Learn more about the app.

Social Media

Like our conference Facebook page and use #talkingtrash. 


If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Erin Vorac, conference planner at info@iowaconference.org or (515) 681-1026.


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