Rising Star Award


  • 1993 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award –Haz Waste Reduction – aerosol can recycling
  • 2009-2012 Gust speaker on Energy/Environmental Technology - WestStar
  • 2010 Nomination for SBA Business person of the year.
  • 2011 Rising Star Award winner by (TSBDC)
  • 2011 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Honorable mention – Solid Waste Reduction of Aerosol Recycling
  • 2012 Rosie Award winner in Environmental Management – Waste & Recycling News.

Organization Memberships

  • SATA-Southern Aerosol Technical Association
  • WAIB- Western Aerosol Information Bureau
  • MAA- Midwest Aerosol Association
  • EAA- Eastern Aerosol Association

The Rising Star Award

 is presented each year by TSBDC to an entrepreneur who successfully reached new benchmarks in their company’s success. The 2011 Rising Star Award was presented to Recycle Aerosol, LLC. Ms. Cherry Rains, CEO of Recycle Aerosol, LLC, worked diligently on a new business plan which resulted in the company successfully obtaining capital for an expansion to their business.This expansion has resulted in increased sales revenues, which provided the company strength and pavedthe way for the creation of new jobs on the horizon. The Rising Star Awards are given to Tennessee businesses based on?the recent phenomenal growth of the business, as well as the business’ involvement in the local community.