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Call for Papers for NERC's Fall '18 Conference - Abstracts Deadline Extended to May 24th!

NERC's Fall Conference—The Future of MRFs— will be held on October 30th - 31st in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.  If you are interested in submitting a session abstract, go here.

Finding Opportunity in MRF Glass Webinar

Webinar Recording

Webinar Presentations

Eileen Berenyi, GAA Presentation
Ellen Martin, CLF Presentation
Herb Northrop, Aero Aggregates Presentation
Brooke Nash, MassDEP Presentation

Webinar - Effective Education Strategies for Proper Recycling - June 7

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) and the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) will host a free webinar — Effective Education Strategies for Proper Recycling — June 7th at 2:00 – 3:30 PM (eastern). The purpose of this webinar is to provide insights into campaigns to educate the public about what is recyclable and what is not. The presenters will focus on the impacts of projects in a variety of municipalities, including those with multi-lingual populations.  


The webinar speakers and presentations:

  • Cindy Jolicoeur, Communications Consultant, C + C, with many years of experience working on recycling education campaigns will present on the key elements of effective marketing and messaging for proper recycling and lessons learned from communities with whom she has worked.
  • Charlotte Ueta, Acting Manager, Waste Management Planning, Solid Waste Management Services, City of Toronto, will present on Toronto’s experience and lessons learned with proper recycling messaging and outreach in a multi-lingual community where approximately 100 languages are spoken.
  • Sherill Baldwin, Sustainable Materials Management, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) will present on DEEP’s initiative to develop and implement a state-wide single list of recyclables and how it fits into their campaign to reduce contamination of the recycling streams.

For more information, contact Mary Ann Remolador, 802-254-3636.

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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