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Time to Register for NERC’s Spring Workshop!

It’s time to make your plans and register for NERC’s Spring Workshop—Markets or Bust. The Workshop will be held on April 3rd at the Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel in the Baltimore area, Maryland. 

Key topics to be presented at the Workshop are:

  • Saving curbside recycling programs
  • History of recycling market development
  • Market development tools
  • Key market issues for paper, plastics, glass, and organics
  • Market development mock scenarios

The Workshop is intended for emerging and veteran professionals who are interested in understanding current recycling market issues and effective recycling market development techniques. 


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How to Beat Residential Recycling Contamination – Learn from the Experts - Webinar Recording Available

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) & the Northeast Waste Management Official’s Association (NEWMOA) recently hosted an extremely successful webinar about how to avoid residential recycling contamination.  The speakers were:

  • Dylan de Thomas, Vice President of Industry Collaboration, The Recycling Partnership
  • Jason Hale, Vice President of Communications,
  • Brooke Nash, Branch Chief for Municipal Waste Reduction, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Chris Coady, Technical Assistance Team, The Recycling Partnership

More than 400 individuals from around the nation and Canada participated in the webinar.  The PowerPoint presentation and a recording of the webinar are both available.

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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