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On November 2 - 3, the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) will hold its Fall Conference at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. This will be an in-person event and no virtual option will be available.

The Conference—Next Frontier for the 3Rs—will feature the topics of:

  • Food Waste Reduction - Strategies & Communication
  • Reuse - Packaging systems and one state's approach to growing the reuse economy
  • Repurposing Materials & C&D Reuse
  • Recycling Market Development Strategies
  • Increasing the Supply of Post-Consumer Plastics


(In-person only, no virtual option)


Block Rate ($121 plus taxes per night) available until October 21 or when sold out.

Book your room at NERC's group rate

Annual Environmental Leadership Award - Applications Being Accepted

Advancing and supporting a sustainable economy and environment is especially critical this year.  In recognition, NERC seeks nominees for its annual Environmental Sustainability Leadership.

This year, NERC will honor an organization or individual that has demonstrated activities that resulted in expanded markets for post-consumer feedstock of materials collected from residential recycling programs in one or more of the NERC member-states. The end-market itself, does not need to be in one of the NERC states, but preference may be given if it is. Applications are due August 12. Read more . . .

Applications being Accepted for NERC Executive Director Position

NERC is seeking an experienced leader with well-developed management and facilitation skills who can broaden NERC’s impact on minimizing waste, conserving natural resources, and advancing a sustainable economy through facilitated collaboration and action. View the full position posting here.

Do not contact NERC about this position. Direct any questions to to TSNE Executive Search Consultant, Anna Asphar,

Upcoming Webinars

Deep Dive Forum - Reuse Centers: Creating Local Community Connections & Benefits - September 7, 11:30 eastern
Register Here

Solar Panel Recycling & EPR - September 20, 1 eastern

Register Here

Webinar Recordings & Presentations can be found on the NERC webinar page

Member Spotlight - Nestlé USA

With more than 30,000 employees across 31 states, Nestlé in the U.S. offers a Nestlé USA logowide portfolio of food and beverage products for people and their pets. Nestlé in the U.S. consists of six main businesses in the United States, including new NERC Advisory Member Nestlé USA. Read more . . .