On October 29 - 30 in Providence, Rhode Island, NERC will offer expert speakers on topics most relevant to plastics recycling. The Conference sessions to be featured include:
More details about the speakers and schedule are in the Conference Agenda.
The US Regulatory Approaches for Packaging webinar will provide insight into the different approaches states are taking to address packaging. Cole Rosengren, Senior Editor of Waste Dive, will present an overview of the different strategies states have proposed across the nation to deal with packaging and how industry groups have responded. Cole will also focus in on the Northeast states specific approaches and their status. Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the National Stewardship Action Council, will present California’s proposed strategies and the steps they have incorporated into their proposed approach. In addition, Sarah Lakeman, Sustainable Maine Project Director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, will present the specifics of Maine’s proposed strategies and their intended outcomes.
December 5 - EUROPEAN PACKAGING EPR
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EST) Register Here
New Sustaining Member
Renewing Sustaining Members
New Supporting Member
Renewing Supporting Members
Membership is key to NERC's regional and national commitment to sustainable materials management. We are delighted to welcome our newest Sustaining Member - Marcal, A Soundview Paper Company - which has a Member Spotlight published in this Bulletin, as well as our newest Supporting Member - EFS-plastics. We also thank renewing Sustaining Members Coca-Cola Bottling of Northern New England and Organix Solutions, and renewing Supporting Members Call2Recycle, Chittenden Solid Waste District, Vermont, Foam Cycle, Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP), and Resource Recycling Systems (RRS).
Thank you to all our Advisory Members. To see a complete listing of NERC's Members and Supporters, as well as the benefits of membership, visit the NERC Advisory Membership web page.
The broad spectrum of interests represented by NERC's Advisory Members, Individual Supporters, and Board Members and their willingness to participate significantly contribute to the unique and important role that NERC plays in recycling in the region.
For more information, contact Lynn Rubinstein, Executive Director.
Today more than ever, both businesses and consumers are committed to making environmentally-sound purchasing decisions. These environmentally conscious consumers want to be assured that the paper products they purchase are produced with recycled fiber. Furthermore, they want to ensure that this ecological thought process begins in production and manufacturing and continues through to the end-product. Read more . . .