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NERC’s Fall Conference to Deliver Provocative Speakers & Topics

Chaz Miller, the Director of Policy/Advocacy of the National Waste & Recycling Association is one of the keynote speakers for NERC’s Fall Conference (Nov 5 - 7). In addition, NERC and the USCC will present a one-day summit on organics management at the Conference.  The summit will focus on the impacts of organics diversion legislation on hauling and processing markets in the Northeast states. The Conference will continue with a focus on the new era of traditional recycling industry sectors and explore the impacts that have morphed these industries into today’s materials management marketplace. 

Stay tuned for more details.  The Conference agenda will be posted on NERC's home page in August.

Member Spotlight - American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is America’s oldest trade association of its kind,Logo for NERC Advisory Member American Chemistry Council representing the business of chemistry—an innovative, $770 billion enterprise that strives to provide solutions to the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world.

ACC is the collective voice and interest of the chemical manufacturing sector and its value chain advancing the industry’s agenda at the global, national, state and local level. Read more




Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)

TPCH supports the implementation of toxics in packaging laws and the reduction of heavy metals in the waste stream on behalf of its member states.
Learn more at the TPCH website


The State Electronics Challenge (SEC)

The SEC encourages state, regional, and local governments to purchase greener computers, reduce the impacts of computer use, and manage obsolete computers in an environmentally safe way.
Learn more at the SEC website


Reuse Marketplace

A free regional network for businesses, institutions, governments, and nonprofit organizations in the states of CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, RI, and VT to find, sell, trade, or give away reusable and surplus items that would otherwise be disposed as trash.
Learn more at the Reuse website


Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC)

ERCC provides a forum for information exchange among state agencies implementing electronics recycling laws and all impacted stakeholders.
Learn more at the ERCC website


NERC’s Environmentally Preferable Products Procurement Listserv (EPPnet)

EPPnet links federal, state, and local environmental officials, and private procurement specialists charged with purchasing green products and services and developing policies for the procurement of these products.
Learn more here