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Save the Date for NERC’s Fall Workshop on Glass Markets—October 26 & 27, 2015

NERC’s Fall 2015 Workshop will focus on glass and glass markets and will take place October 26–  27, in Providence, Rhode Island.  Be sure to mark your calendar so you don’t miss it.  More details about the Workshop agenda and registration will be posted in July on NERC’s website.

 Workshop contact:  Mary Ann Remolador, NERC’s Assistant Director.

Member Spotlight - ECOvanta

According to the EPA, electronic waste is the source of up to 70 percent of the heavy metal ecovantain America’s landfills. The environmental issue is only part of the problem. Electronic devices pose a real security risk due to the presence of important proprietary data.

In response to a growing need for sustainable solutions, Covanta, known worldwide as one of the largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy, formed a team of specialists dedicated to the safe, secure recycling of e-waste. ECOvanta, as Covanta’s e-waste recycling division was originally named in 2011 when it first began operation, was born. Since 2013 Covanta Electronic Waste Recycling has been a Sustaining Advisory Member of NERC.  Read more . . .


 

 

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NERC's listserv for Advancing Organics Management in the Northeast 

This unique listserv is an opportunity to share information about what’s happening with organics management. It is open to anyone interested in advancing organics diversion in the Northeast.  Learn more at the Organics Listserv website.

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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

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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

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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

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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