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July 9 - 11, 2023

Margaritaville Lake Resort

Keynote Speaker Announced

Dru Buntin, Director

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Dru Buntin was named Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in August 2021.

Dru served as Deputy Director for the department from 2009 to 2012, and again in 2017. Dru is the former Executive Director of the Upper Mississippi River Basin Association, where he served for four years. Since rejoining the department in 2017, Dru has led the agency on important river-related issues, including drought relief and flood recovery. He was also instrumental in leading the department's Red Tape Reduction efforts, which reduced the regulatory burden on Missouri businesses and citizens. Dru earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri - Columbia.

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Upcoming events

31 Mar 2023 • Magaritaville Lake Resort, Osage Beach, MO
09 Jul 2023 2:00 PM • Margaritaville Lake Resort, Osage Beach, MO
09 Jul 2023 4:00 PM • Margaritaville Lake Resort, Osage Beach, Missouri


Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) is a 400-member not-for-profit organization which is concerned with environmental issues.  The statewide organization is a coalition of citizens, businesses, consultants, regulators, and others concerned with the management and disposal of generated wastes and other environmental issues. 

Annually, the MWCC sponsors the MWCC Environmental Conference, a conference that has run continuously since 1972, making it one of the oldest environmental conferences in the nation.The MWCC offers periodic training throughout the state, and offers various other educational programs. It also provides college scholarships and recognizes outstanding achievement through its annual award program.             

2022 Conference Highlights

information from the conference is located on the following page:                   2022 Conference

  • Presentations
  • Registration List
  • Conference Program
  • Continuing Education Forms
  • Photos from conference


2022 Award Presentations

The MWCC was pleased to present the following awards at its conference:

Environmental Excellence Award


Jan Dillow Coalition Contribution

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