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NERC's 2015 Conference To Be Held in the Spring!

NERC is changing things up by holding its 2015 Conference in the Spring.  The day and a half event will be held on April 7 - 8, 2015 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware.  Update your calendars now and keep an eye out for the agenda and registration to be posted on the NERC website in January.

We look forward to you joining us in April!

New Director of Advisory Member Services & Development Position Filled

Frank HoffmanNERC is delighted to welcome Frank Hoffman of Windsor, VT as its first Director of Advisory Member Services & Development.  With more than 120 applications from around the nation, Frank stood out as an ideal fit to expand NERC's Advisory Membership base, as well as to support Members and NERC becoming more directly engaged with each other.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from West Virginia University. 

For more information, contact Frank Hoffman, Director of Advisory Members Services & Development.

Member Spotlight - Metech Recycling

Metech Recycling is an industry leader in recycling electronic scrap, providing electronics metech_logorecycling and asset recovery services for more than forty years. Metech is a founding member of the e-Stewards® certification program. The company has facilities in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Utah; all of its facilities are certified to both the R2 Standard and e-Stewards®. The company also operates locations in Europe and Asia, allowing for reuse, refurbishment and efficient extraction of precious metals and recyclable materials from electronic scrap while complying with global standards in clean secure environments.

According to David Quinn, Metech’s Business Development Manager, “our company’s value proposition is to ensure responsible recycling, provide transparency of process, and deliver a full accounting of materials. We strive to be environmentally responsible, create green jobs, be a good corporate neighbor, and remain profitable while meeting the needs of our customers. Support of organizations like the NERC and the Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC), as well as partnerships with government agencies and our customers, helps us to promote the importance of responsible electronics recycling.”

See a video presenting a profile of responsible recycling at Metech.  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