NERC’s Spring event has grown into a Conference that will be held on March 20 – 21 in Wilmington, Delaware. The Conference will focus on building the demand for mixed paper, mixed plastics, and glass cullet. The Conference agenda and registration will be available on NERC’s website in December.
For any questions regarding the Conference, please contact Mary Ann Remolador, Assistant Director & Events Organizer.
It’s not often that a materials recovery facility (MRF) is highlighted in the New York Times for its architectural design. But the MRF in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, co-owned (with New York City) and operated by new NERC Advisory Member Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR), received just such an accolade when it opened in 2013. In addition to reducing recycling costs and creating jobs, Times writer Michael Kimmelman reports, the facility “is an ensemble of modernist boxes squeezing art, and even a little drama, from a relatively meager design budget.” Read more . . .