Careers Business Ownership Recycling Industry Event Calendar for 2019 Opportunities Abound for Business and Professional Development, Networking Share PINTEREST Email Print PMMI Business Ownership Operations & Success Sustainable Businesses Supply Chain Management Operations & Technology Marketing Market Research Business Law & Taxes Business Insurance Business Finance Accounting Industries Becoming an Owner By Rick LeBlanc Rick LeBlanc Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Consultant and news editor in the supply chain pallet and packaging trade Simon Fraser University Rick LeBlanc wrote about sustainability and supply chain topics for The Balance Small Business. He has been covering the pallet and packaging industries for 25 years. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 06/25/19 Here is a list of major recycling and waste management industry conferences, tradeshows, and other events for 2017 being held in the United States, Canada and abroad. January 16 - 18, 2019. 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019. Salzburg, Austria. For more information, visit https://www.icm.ch/ January 18 – 22, 2018. Western Pallet Association Annual Meeting, Rancho Mirage, California. This is the best opportunity for pallet recycling companies in the western U.S. to get up to speed on the latest in their industry. For more information, visit www.westernpallet.org. January 28 - 31, 2019. USCC Conference and Trade Show, Phoenix AZ. Hosted by the US Composting Council. For more information, visit www.compostingcouncil.org. February 24 – 25, 2019. Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Orlando FL. For more information, visit http://www.southeastrecycling.com. March 2 - 5, 2019. SMART (Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles) 2017 Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, California. For more information, visit www.smartasn.org. March 6 - 8, 2019. NORA Winter Meeting, New Orleans LA. NORA An Association of Responsible Recyclers. For more information, visit www.noranews.org. March 11 - 13, 2019. Plastics Recycling 2017, near Washington DC. Hosted by Resource Recycling. For more information, visit www.plasticsrecycling.com. March 13 - 15, 2019. 2016 NWPCA Annual Leadership Conference, San Diego CA. This is the keynote event held annually by the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association, representing the interests of pallet recycling companies as well as new pallet producers. For more information, visit www.palletcentral.com. March 20 - 22, 2019. 19th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2019, Vienna, Austria. March 28 - 30, 2019. OARA Convention & Trade Show, Mississauga, Ontario. Hosted by the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA). For more information, visit www.oara.com. April 6- 11, 2019. ISRI 2014 Convention & Exposition, Los Angeles CA. Hosted by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, featuring hundreds of exhibitors and a comprehensive agenda of educational sessions. For more information, visit https://isri2019.org/ May 6 - 9, 2019. Waste Expo, Las Vegas NV. For information, visit http://www.wasteexpo.com/we17/Public/Enter.aspx. May 20 – 22, 2019. Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) 2016 World Recycling Convention, Singapore. For more information, visit www.bir.org. July 1 - 3, 2019. E-Mobility & Circular Economy EMCE 2019, Tokyo, Japan. August 26 - 28, 2019. 2019 Resource Recycling Conference, New Orleans LA. The Resource Recycling Conference shines a light on the topics most relevant to recycling and composting professionals. Experts from across the field will share fresh research findings and delve into key company developments and informed prognoses of the future. For more information, visit https://www.wasteexpo.com/en/conference-and-events/conference.html September 11 - 13, 2019. Commodities Roundtable Forum, Chicago, Illinois. Hosted by ISRI. For more information, visit www.isri.org. September 23 - 25, 2019. E-Scrap 2016, Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit www.e-scrapconference.com. September 18 - 20, 2019. International Congress for Battery Recycling, Lyon, France For more information, visit www.icm.ch October 22, 2019. MRF and Recycling Plant Operations Forum, Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit http://opsforum.recyclingtodayevents.com/. October 23 - 25, 2019. Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference, Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit http://paperplasticsna.recyclingtodayevents.com/. October 13 – 15, 2019. Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) 2016 World Recycling Convention Round Tables, Budapest, Hungary. For more information, visit www.bir.org. October 15 - 18, 2019. REFOR19 Raleigh NC. Hosted by BioCycle. For more information, visit www.biocycleenergy.com. October 9 - 10, 2019. Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, Toronto, Ontario. For more information, click here.