From time to time, the NERC Board of Directors adopts a policy position to guide the organization and to inform the recycling community. Over its lengthy history, this has happened relatively few times. As such, the policies that have been adopted represent not only the position of the organization, but highlight a topic of particular sensitivity and concern.
NERC supports the repair, reuse, and remanufacture of products as core activities in support of its mission and vision. Repair, reuse, and remanufacturing result in product lifespan extension that benefits the environment, the local economy and workforce, saves energy, conserves natural resources, and creates greater access to essential products across the socioeconomic spectrum.
As global resources become more constrained, the repair, reuse, and remanufacture of products as they were originally designed and intended to be used should be fully supported.
As such NERC supports policies and programs that recognize:
Adopted April 27, 2018