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.
The Northeast Recycling Council will host the webinar—Finding Opportunity in MRF Glass— on May 16th at 2 – 3:30 p.m. (eastern). The webinar will explore the findings of the Closed Loop Fund’s (CLF) recent MRF Glass Study, Governmental Advisory Associates’ MRF data that informed CLF’s Study, CLF’s tool for assisting MRFs and municipalities to calculate the financial return based on their glass recycling set up; an overview of Aero Aggregates’ use of recycled glass to make a foam glass aggregate, Massachusetts' work to address the glass recycling issues that have ensued since the closing of the glass bottling company in Milford, Massachusetts; and the research about MRFs conducted by the Governmental Advisory Associates.
The presenters include:
Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, Waste Management is the largest US-based company in the environmental and waste industry sector. The company serves more than 21 million municipal, commercial and industrial customers in the US and Canada. In 1988—at a time when recycling rates in the US were a mere ten percent—it launched its first major curbside recycling program. It is not a coincidence that domestic recycling rates have tripled in the decades since then. Read more . . .