Recycling Impact Award Application

The NLGA “Recycling Impact Award” Application

ISRI will annually present an award to honor a member of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) who is committed to working within a state, region and/or communities to positively impact resource conservation and recycling.  These stewardship efforts enhance the lives of constituents and impact every aspect of American life including the U.S. economy and jobs, manufacturing, commodities, global trade, environmental protection, reducing solid waste, sustainable living and development, transportation (rail, trucking, and waterborne shipping), along with the myriad of additional possible and vital recycling efforts.  To nominate yourself or a colleague, please submit the following materials to NLGA by the posted deadline.


  • Nomination Letter – This letter must contain the following information:
  1. Nominators name, address, email and phone contact information
  2. Nominees name, address, email and phone contact information
  3. Maximum one page summary from the nominator (which may be one’s self) detailing the specific leadership activities engaged in by the nominated individual. Additional pages will be deleted.
  • One page biography of the nominated individual. Additional pages will be deleted.
  • At least one photograph that represents the nominee (300 dpi minimum quality for web and print use). Additional photos are optional.


Who is eligible to submit a nomination for an award? NLGA members, their staffs, employees of ISRI, ISRI chapter members, any NLGA Partner, and other state government observers, researchers, and activists are eligible to nominate an individual.  NLGA staff may NOT nominate an individual.

Who is eligible to receive an award? Only NLGA members are eligible for the award.  This is defined as the state official first in line of gubernatorial succession in every state and U.S. territory.

How will the awardee be selected? The selection is recommended by ISRI through an internal process.  Nominations are reviewed based on each nominee’s eligibility and the nominee’s contributions as required.  The winner will exhibit the benchmark of success described in the awards’ criteria.  NLGA must agree to the award recipient via its Director.

Award recipient must be present at designated meeting to receive the award.