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Do you have an award-winning Program? Submit for a R.F.T.E.S. award.

Do you have an award-winning Program?  Submit for a R.F.T.E.S. award.

Recycle Florida Today Environmental Sustainability Awards

2017 R.F.T.E.S.

Recycle Florida Today, Inc. would like to recognize those with outstanding programs in the business of recycling.  The Recycle Florida Today Environmental Sustainability (R.F.T.E.S.) award displays outstanding programs and/or businesses in the field of recycling and environmental sustainability.  Pursuing significantly increased awareness and the ability to motivate others to maximize their recycling, composting, grass-roots efforts, waste reduction, sustainability efforts and improving their recycling rates through education, outreach and by example.  We are looking for innovative, new, and exciting programs, out-of-the-box methods of education and outreach, outstanding recycling programs and more.  If you think you have an award-winning program, consider submitting for a R.F.T.E.S. award.  Click here to view our 2016finalistandwinners.
If you know of or feel that your program is exemplary and deserving of the industry’s leading recycling association award submit for a R.F.T.E.S. today!


Get Involved! 

RFT wants you to be a part of Recycle Florida Today Environmental Sustainability (R.F.T.E.S.) award committee!  We want members to help us review entries for the R.F.T.E.S. awards, help us rate the entries and help us pick the award-winning programs.  To be involved or to get more information email us



Outstanding R.F.T.E.S. award categories:

  • Public/Non-Profit Recycling Programs
  • Private Recycling Programs


How to apply?

  1. Review the rubric for presentations here –F.T.E.S. Submission Instructions.pdfand2017 R.F.T.E.S. Rubric.pdf
  2. Individuals and organizations interested in submitting may complete the online awards registration and submit the $75 payment per award submission; Click here to submit your application fee.
  3. Submit your organizations information and submission information here –
  4. Prepare your presentation in PDF with your video(s), PowerPoint, and/or pictures embedded into your presentation.  Upload your completed presentation here –
  5. Submissions will receive an email confirmation of receipt and will be reviewed by an awards committee;
  6. Final voting and the selection of the award winner will be held by the members of Recycle Florida Today, Inc. and its extended network.
  7. For questions regarding your program or submission contact Dee Dee Green,  with a cc’



The winner(s) will receive:

Winners are publicly recognized and presented with their award at the Awards luncheon held at the RFT Annual Conference.  The winners will also be highlighted in various outlets, including RFT social networks and newsletter.  R.F.T.E.S. award winners may also be invited to talk about what makes their program worthy of recognition at RFT’s Annual Conference the following year, eSessions and lunch and learn opportunities.  The ongoing recognition you will receive as an award winner will boost your reputation and prominence as a leader in the industry.


Click Here to Submit for a 2017 R.F.T.E.S


Apply today! 
Awards submission deadline is May 10, 2017
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