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Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin 


Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW) is a membership-based, 501(c)(3)  nonprofit organization.
Our members are our greatest asset!  
Together, we work to further waste reduction and recycling initiatives in Wisconsin. 

To provide statewide proactive leadership on waste reduction and recycling through education, advocacy, collaboration, programs and services.


  • To serve as a professional-level interface and resource for recyclers, existing and potential market developers, environmental and non-environmental groups, government officials, equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers, and individuals committed to waste reduction, recycling, product stewardship and resource recovery.
  • To provide members professional development opportunities through education, research, and the exchange of ideas, best-management-practices and technical knowledge in all areas of waste reduction, recycling, product stewardship, and resource recovery.
  • To inform the public, law-making bodies, the business community, and those involved with solid waste management of the environmental and economic importance of waste reduction, recycling, product stewardship and resource recovery.

BOARD & STAFF:  (as of 04/25/2023)

Amanda Haffele (President)  Portage County Solid Waste

Betsy Powers (Vice-President) SCS Engineers

Jennifer Semrau (Secretary)  WI Dept. of Natural Resources

Megen Hines (Treasurer) City of Menomonie

   Chris Blan (Director) Brown County Port & Resource Recovery

   Zach Davis (Director) Veolia North America

   Taylor Sorenson (Director) Waupaca County Solid Waste & Recycling

   Eric Tapper (Director) Strategic Materials, Inc. (SMI)

   Mark Walter (Director) Brown County Port & Resource Recovery

Karin Sieg (Executive Director-contracted staff) Recycling Connections

Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW)

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Office: +1 (715) 343-0722

1100 Main St Suite 120 Stevens Point, WI 54481

Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin AROW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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