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Last Chance to Register for NERC’s Conference – Don’t miss out!

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!

Conference Agenda

When:  April 7th – 8th

Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware

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