2024 Annual Conference & Trade Show

Conference Registration now open! See forms below!

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Conference Agenda Coming Soon!

Plan to arrive on Monday (September 9) to participate
in the Golf Tournament, Tour and Welcome Reception.

Oaklawn Lodging call: 501-363-4625 and request the:
Arkansas Recycling Coalition Room Block.

2024 ARC Conference Keynote Speaker

Todd Marty

Todd Marty

Todd is the Senior Director of Sustainability for Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest Coca-Cola Bottler in the US. He is a third generation Coca-Cola employee celebrating his 36th year in the business. Todd over sees the 3 pillars of Sustainability for Coca-Cola Consolidated – Package Recovery, Water Stewardship and Climate Control.

Todd is a dedicated husband and proud father of 3, who enjoys the outdoors and has a passion for protecting the environment in which we live. Currently Todd and team are working to partner with organizations in the community they serve to help create a World Without Waste.

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2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

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Make plans to join us as we celebrate our 2024 Award Recipients during our 2024 Conference.

Awards Speaker will be …

Wes Ward

Wes Ward

Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Arkansas

Wes Ward is serving as the 3rd Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Arkansas. He was first appointed to the position in 2015 by Governor Asa Hutchinson and reappointed in 2023 by Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Wes is from the small town of Lake City in Northeast Arkansas and is a graduate of Riverside High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business with an emphasis in Agricultural Finance from Arkansas State University. Wes has also earned a law degree (JD), a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Agricultural and Food Law, and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas.

Wes has been serving in the United States Marine Corps for over 23 years and has completed deployments and exercises in Afghanistan, Jordan, and Japan. He is currently serving in the Marine Corps Reserves as a Detachment Commander with the 1st Civil Affairs Group in Camp Pendleton, California.

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture includes the Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, and Plant Industries Division. The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture, forestry, and natural resources to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while conserving natural resources and ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation.

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