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NERC’s Fall Event a Virtual Conference—October 20 - 22

NERC's Fall event is a Virtual Conference—The Changing Face of Recycling: Finding New Solutions.  The Conference will be held from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on October 20 – 22.  Please mark your calendars now so you don’t miss it! All registrations from NERC's Spring 2020 Conference will automatically be transferred to the Fall 2020 event.  

The Conference agenda and registration will be available by mid-July.

NERC to Hold Northeast Glass Virtual Forum – September 1 – 2

Recycled non-bottle bill glass will be the focus of the Northeast Glass Forum.  This virtual event will be held from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on September 1 - 2.  The Forum will focus on glass market issues specific to the Northeast with glass professionals, glass processors, and glass product manufacturers.

Agenda - Register Here

Using Recycled Content in Infrastructure Workshop Rescheduled to November 17, 2020

Agenda - Register here

Upcoming Webinars

  • AgSTAR’s Anaerobic Digestion Resource for Farms Webinar - July 16, 1:30 pm eastern - Register Here
  • State Actions to Address Recycling Market Changes - July 21, 1 pm eastern - Register Here
  • Introduction to the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program - Webinar July 22, 2 pm eastern - Register here
  • Teaching Practical Strategies for Reducing Wasted Food Through Community Events - Webinar, August 5, 2 pm eastern - Register here
  • State & Local Laws Mandating Minimum Recycled Content, September 24, 2 pm eastern - Register here

Member Spotlight - Plastics Industry Association

NERC’s newest Sustaining Advisory Member, the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), is as its name implies a nonprofit trade association advocating for the plastics industry. It’s no secret that these are trying and possibly transformative times for the industry and its advocates, as well as for critics who call for more effective plastics recycling and curbs on the use of such single-use plastics as bags and straws. Read more . . .