The membership committee is the core of Recycle Florida Today. This committee recruits and maintains private and public sector members for RFT. In addition, the committee conducts surveys of RFT members to determine their needs, interests, and opinions on a variety of topics.
Serve as the trusted communications source for the organization. To regularly communicate to members and other stakeholders about RFT. To stay on top of current events, legislation to ensure members and stakeholders are informed. Provide RFT members timely, accurate and relevant information about recycling and more broadly, sustainability, as it relates to Florida and beyond. Add value to RFT membership by regularly engaging with members and creating opportunities for them to respond, react and communicate their perspectives.
To track, report, and help analyze State and Federal government legislative proposals that will or could have impacts on recycling in Florida and to assist RFT’s leadership with necessary or desired activities related to any such proposals.
The Education Planning Committee develops the Issue Forum and Annual Conference for the organization. This includes developing topics of current and timely interests to the membership, securing speakers, locations and sponsors. This committee interacts with the other RFT committees to fulfill this mission. This committee develops relationships and pursues the co-locating of RFT events with other groups with similar goals and interests that can provide additional benefit to the membership of RFT.
Recycling and Environmental Resources
RFT offers its’ membership a variety of resources inclusive of networking events, proceedings, industry contacts and more.
Environmental Lunch and Learn Series – ELLS
The ELLS is a scheduled opportunity for individuals to gain education and information a training/networking session, site or facility tour, on-site equipment demonstration, workshop, information session or structured teleconference.
The Organics Recycling Committee (ORC) participates in and supports many workshops and events specifically targeted towards organic recycling. Previously known as the Florida Organics Recyclers Association (FORA), this RFT committee is recognized as a leader in organic recycling in the State of Florida. They are continually promoting workshops in state of the art projects that benefit both the private and public sector as well as being a big supporter of continuing education in the organics field.
To maintain a balanced board of directors that effectively represents its membership as outlined in the RFT By Laws. This committee also surveys membership for good candidates to serve on the RFT Board of Directors, conducts board elections each year, and oversees the process of editing and maintaining the organizations By Laws.
To provide an effective process for identifying, retaining, and recognizing like-minded and supportive sponsors in a way that is in the best interests of RFT and that demonstrates value to sponsors for their participation.
Recycle Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow!
Are you a RFT member and interested in joining a committee? Contact RFT with the committee of interest to find out how you can participate.