November 7 - 9, 2016
Hilton - Downtown Atlanta

This November, SERDC celebrates its Tenth Anniversary at the Biennial Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 2016 Summit curriculum sets a high-standard on the current and future status of the recycling industry - strengthening sustainable recycling in the Southeast. As the recycling industry faces some large hurdles the Summit will provide a platform to identify successes and current challenges within the industry.

The SERDC Summit has maintained a leadership role in developing tangible solutions to advance the recycling industry. This premier event brings together influential industry leaders, policy makers, budget decision-makers, government officials, and key recycling organizatio

Registration Fees

Member Rate $500  Non-Member Rate $600

The Hilton (our site hotel) is completely full Tuesday night and nearby hotels are anticipated to be as well, but as of today, these still were showing availability:

Sunday Afternoon Golf Tournament

Originally opened in 1996 as “Heritage Golf Club,” the golf course was nominated that year as one of the “Best New Golf Courses in America” by Golf Digest magazine. The golf course at Heritage Golf Links is designed around a 20-acre lake, with water in play on several holes. The course’s rolling terrain and dramatic elevation changes provide stunning vistas, and golfers of every skill level love playing our challenging yet fun layout.

Sunday, November 6th at 12:00-?

Golf Rates (reservations are an option located on registration form)

Individual $125 Team (4) $400

Monday Workshop and Tours

NRC SMM Dialog Workshop

10:00 am- noon

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has organized this Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Dialog.  

It will introduce key concepts to help recyclers not only understand, but offer feedback on how the next generation of product design will influence recycling objectives.  

Workshop Fee $25 

Please Register HERE.

Pratt MRF and Paper Mill

8:00 am - noon

Pratt is America’s 5th Largest Corrugated Packaging CompanyPratt Industries  celebrated the opening of its new material recovery facility (MRF) last fall. The paper mill is located next to the MRF. 

Tour departs at 8 am from the Hilton Hotel. Tour is limited to 21 participants.

Tour Fee $25 

Please Register HERE.

Strategic Materials Glass Recycling and O-I Bottling

Strategic Materials takes in raw glass stock that has high levels of contamination and reduces that to manageable percentages. 

As makers of glass, the world’s most natural and sustainable packaging, O-I creates iconic glass containers.

Tour departs at 8 am from the Hilton Hotel. Tour is limited to 10 participants.


Tour Fee $25 

Please Register HERE.

Summit Details


The most recent Summit Program Guide can be located HERE.

Program Narratives and Speakers

Our speakers and panelists represent high level decision makers across the recycling supply chain.  We've brought together the industry's best. Read More


For more information on sponsorship please contact Will Sagar.


Network with professionals from all over the country. View List

Exhibit Hall

Our exhibit hall includes companies and organizations from around the region. For more information click HERE.

 The City of Atlanta

Area Attractions

Atlanta offers a plethora of dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities.  Making it a prime destination in the Southeast. 

Make your trip memorable by checking out some of the shops and restaurants within minutes of the hotel.

For more information, visit:

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Southeast Recycling Development Council, Inc. (SERDC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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