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Call for Papers

Call for Papers for NERC’s Spring 2020 Conference

Conference Dates: April 20 – 21

Venue:  Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, Rocky Hill, Connecticut

The Northeast Recycling Council invites all who are interested in presenting at its Spring Conference on April 20 – 21 in Rocky Hill, Connecticut to submit a presentation abstract.

NERC’s Conferences are unique in that they provide an opportunity for government and industry to discuss the issues considered the most important and timely for advancing toward a circular economy. The Conferences attract an expert speaker pool and a diverse audience of government, industry, non-profits, and consultants working in sustainable materials management. 


NERC is seeking abstracts that present new and unique solutions for and ideas about the following topics:  

  • Government & Industry—How you are advancing recycling for:

    o   Aluminum

    o   C&D


    o   Glass


    o   Paper


    o   Plastics


    o   Organics


    o   Tires

  • Reuse/Refill/Repair
  • How Effective Are Buy Recycled Requirements? (i.e., case studies and measured program effectiveness)
  • New Contracting Approaches for Recycling
  • Boosting Safety

 Abstract Submission Requirements

  • Abstract (350 words or less sent as a Microsoft Word or PDF file)
    • Detail the proposed presentation content and how it relates to the Conference Theme.
    • Specify if and when you have presented the topic at another event (include event name, location, and date).   
  • Speaker bio and contact information (phone number and email address)

Submission DeadlineDec 23, 2019

Send Submissions toMary Ann Remolador, NERC’s Assistant Director & Events Organizer – Feel free to call with any questions at 802-254-3636.

Thank you.