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NERC Elects Officers

At its recent Board of Directors meeting, NERC's Officers for FY16 were elected.  The current Officers were all re-elected - due to their outstanding performance and assistance to NERC.

Presidrick-watsonent of the Board: Richard P. Watson P.E., BCEE, Chief Executive Officer, Delaware Solid Waste Authority.  

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Vice President of the Board: Guy Watson, Chief of the Bureau of Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Solid & Hazardous Waste. 

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Treasurer: Sarah Kite-Reeves, Director of Recycling Services for the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.

Member Spotlight - UNTHA America

The recycling scene continues to change, challenging companies to innovate quickly to unthakeep up with trends and new technologies. One company that has been at the forefront of innovation for shredding equipment for many years is UNTHA shredding technology.  With a wide variety of shredders for applications from shredding electronic scrap to hazardous waste, UNTHA’s portfolio of products is extensive. The company also provides custom shredding solutions, like an installation at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to shred sensitive medical records and documents, which resulted in significant cost savings to the organization.  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


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


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