New Award From Penton's will Recognize Rising Stars in Waste, Recycling, and Organics Industry

Waste360's 40 Under 40 to Showcase Young Professionals Making a Difference in the Waste and Recycling Industry; Nomination deadline is March 4, 2016

Jan 25, 2016, 10:00 ET from Penton

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's today announced a new awards program that will shine a light on the agents of change in the waste community. The Waste360 40 Under 40 awards program is targeting young talent in the waste, recycling and organic industry.

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The Waste360 40 Under 40 awards program is seeking inspiring and innovative professionals under the age of 40 whose work in the waste, recycling and organics industry has shown creativity, determination and initiative. The program is looking for inspiring leaders, role models and mentors making a significant contribution to the industry.

"We've created this awards program because investing in future generations of our industry is incredibly important to us. Who are the game changers transforming the world? If you know of a highly accomplished industry professional under the age of 40, we want you to tell us," said David Bodamer, Executive Director, Content & User Engagement. "We look forward to recognizing the young talent in the waste, recycling and organic industry for their significant achievements."

A panel of expert judges from Waste360 will decide on the winning 40 professionals.

Award finalists will be announced in April and the winning 40 nominees will be celebrated in June at WasteExpo, June 6-9, 2016.

To make a submission for the Waste360 40 Under 40 awards program, click here.  The nomination deadline is March 4, 2016.

About Penton's Waste360 Group
Penton's Waste360 Group harnesses the power of its many properties to serve the solid waste and recycling industry. The industry widely consumes this content in the form of websites, live events, online learning and digital opportunities and more and includes:, WasteExpo, The Global Waste Management Symposium, The Healthcare Waste Conference, the Waste360 Recycling Summit, and topical and timely e-newsletters. For more information, visit

About Penton
Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

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