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.
Adopted December 18, 2007
By vote of the Board of Directors, NERC has endorsed a goal of zero waste for all packaging, including beverage container waste, by 2020.