NERC is presenting its Spring Conference—Own the Future - Creative Options to Sustainable Materials Management—on April 7 & 8 in Wilmington, Delaware. This event will address issues that recycling professionals are seeking more information on—effectiveness of product stewardship initiatives on recycling, impacts of single stream recycling, and dirty MRFs. Don’t miss your chance to hear experts from around the country speak on these different materials management strategies.
The online Conference registration is available until April 2nd . Walk-in registrations will be accepted at the door at a higher cost. Don’t delay and register now!
When: April 7th – 8th
Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware
The Delaware Solid Waste Authority is offering a free tour of ReCommunity Single Stream Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and the Revolution Recovery Construction and Demolition MRF on the afternoon of April 8th (12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.). For more information and to register go to http://dswa.com/nerctour.asp.
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