Emails vs. Blog: Which is best?

email_vs_blog_final When we encounter a challenge we typically: 1) Learn about the issue 2) Reflect on past issues to seek similar solutions 3) Brainstorm possible solutions based on all known criteria 4) Propose solution and come to an agreement with everyone involved 5) Implement 6) Schedule a future evaluation The Re-TRAC Connect Blog is our solution to conquer the following challenge: “How do we communicate new features to our 18,000+ users without overwhelming their inbox?”

New Features – April 2015

Overall System


The Program Details Page Gets a New Look The details pages for all programs, directories, and tools has been redesigned so that their descriptions and geographic availability information have been moved to the top of the page. If you have already joined the program, directory, or tool, its description will be abbreviated so that your organizations will be displayed instead.

Recycling Initiative Yields Big Results

TRDI Logo They say everything is bigger in Texas. Well, they weren’t kidding! We’re proud to announce that the Texas Recycling Data Initiative (TRDI) results are in and it was a BIG success. TRDI is a voluntary, collaborative, and confidential study that, with the help of Re-TRAC Connect, quantifies the amount of recycling that occurred in Texas in 2013 and establishes a baseline recycling rate to measure future progress.

New Features – March 2015

Programs & Reporting


Move Responses Keeping Things Moving Program Managers Only The “Move Responses” feature can now be used for one-time only surveys.

For The Love of Data

We’ve been in love with data over 12 years and the relationship has never been stronger. As you know, February is the month of love – so in the spirit of sharing love, we’d like to take this opportunity to share some of our favourite stories about data. While these stories are attractive to the mind, we’re sure that you’ll also find them heartwarming.

Click the logos below to read the case studies.


New Features – February 2015

Coming Soon

Map Charts Exploring Uncharted Territory In addition to our many chart options, Re-TRAC will soon be releasing a new style that is based on national and state/provincial maps.

Re-TRAC’s Year in Review

With another great year ahead, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2014. Click on the image below to check out some highlights from last year.

New Features – January 2015

Programs & Reporting


Incomplete Responses Find Incomplete Responses Program Managers Only
Program Managers now have the option to search for incomplete responses on paginated surveys.

Historical System Updates

November 2014

Programs & Reporting

Check! Legendary updates If you’re looking for a reminder about the meaning of a Re-TRAC icon, simply click the Legend to present the definitions of all icons (including our new paginated form status icons).