Iris Waste Diversion Specialists, Inc., is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

The WBENC standard of certification implemented by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women.

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Michigan Recycling Coalition

The Michigan Recycling Coalition fosters sustainability by leading, educating, and mobilizing business, government, nonprofit, and individuals to advance their own and collective resource use and recovery initiatives in Michigan.

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National Recycling Coalition

The National Recycling Coalition is a non-profit organization that is focused on the promotion and enhancement of recycling in the United States. We are 23-affiliated recycling organizations strong, and have a network of more than 6,000 members that extends across waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting.

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US Composting Council

The US Composting Council advances compost manufacturing, compost utilization, and organics recycling to benefit our members, society, and the environment. They believe compost manufacturing and compost utilization are central to creating healthy soils, clean air and water, a stable climate, and a sustainable society.

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Midland Recyclers

The Midland Recyclers organization operates the Midland Recycling Center located in front of the Municipal Landfill located on East Ashman in Midland between Waldo and Rockwell Roads. In addition to operating the recycling center, Midland Recyclers is very active in the community through environmental education and participation in a variety of community events.

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Great Lakes Bay

The Michigan Sustainable Business Forum promotes business practices and policies that
advance climate leadership, community resilience, social justice, and the creation of a circular

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This informal network of resource recovery professionals gains and shares knowledge, challenges, and best practices through bi-annual meetings, tours, and an email group. RREM is facilitated by Iris Waste Diversion Specialists, Inc. For more information about joining the group contact us.