2017 MARC SWMD Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon
The MARC Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) held its 2017 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Jason Morado of ETC Institute spoke about the results of the district’s recent residential recycling survey. The district also recognized several individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to regional waste management and recycling efforts.

The 2017 Special Recognition Award recipients include:
Public Employee — Rob Fort, City of Kansas City, Missouri Department of Water Services
Outstanding Program — Shawnee Mission School District & Board of Education
Waste Industry — Waste Management of Kansas, Inc.
Every Little Bit Counts — The American Legion Post #61
Teaching Environmental Stewardship Award — The Kansas City Environmental Education Network also recognized two teachers who provide outstanding environmental education in the Kansas City metro:
•P.J. Born, Shawnee Mission South High School
•Muriel Desbleds-Wilson, Académie Lafayette
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