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NERC Invites Industry & Public Sectors to Develop Glass Model Legislation

NERC is convening a Work Group to develop model legislation for minimum post-consumer recycled content requirements for glass beverage and food containers, and fiberglass insulation. The Work Group co-chairs are Chris Nelson, Supervising Environmental Analyst of the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection; and Stephen Burm, Director of State Government Affairs at Anheuser-Busch with technical assistance from Ed Ferguson, Director of Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch.  The first Work Group meeting is scheduled for April 8, 1:30. More Information

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Most Recent MRF Blended Value Report Published

Covering the period September - December 2020, this latest report shows a significant increase in the value of commodities processed at MRFs in the region: MRF Blended Commodity Values in the Northeast - February 2021.

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Upcoming NERC Webinars

  • Plastic Film Recycling & End-Markets - March 9, 2 pm eastern — Register here
  • Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) Update to Model Legislation, March 25, 1 pm eastern - Register here

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Strategies for Collecting Residential Food Waste

Recycling Markets 2021 Webinar Recording & Presentations

Member Spotlight — Bottle Crusher US

Headquartered in Patterson, NY, new NERC Advisory Member Bottle Crusher US is the sole domestic distributor of compact glass bottle crushers designed and manufactured by New Zealand-based Expleco. Describing the products distributed by Bottle Crusher US, Expleco states, “We provide solutions that are both economically and environmentally sustainable and reduce pressure on global landfill and waterway catchments. Our aim is to assist and support environmentally conscious brands and establishments in their ongoing battle to minimize their operational footprint.”  Read more . . .